Eugenics Is Built Into the Health-Obsessed West

From the American Conservative:

Eugenics Is Built Into the Health-Obsessed West, by Jonathan Coppage

Proceeding from some cursory history of the prevalent eugenics of the early 20th century, which included compulsory sterilization for “defectives,”  Coppage notes that in regard to babies with down syndrome, eugenics is now standard practice in our country; 90% of them are aborted. He cites a number of scholars on the issue for several paragraphs (it gets deep), and then discusses the current environment between doctors and parents whose unborn children are known to have disabilities, which is far from life affirming. It goes from there into murky territory with Christine Rosen and her article in regard to Tay-Sachs disease. But as a whole, it sounds an alarm against current trends in public policy in regard to Euthanasia.

picture from Cápsulas de Salud y Bienestar 
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