North Carolina Revisits the Legacy of One of the Great Horror Stories of American History: Eugenics and the Forced Sterilization of Women
Posted By Jennie Chancey on January 14, 2012
From Doug Phillips at Vision Forum:
In 2010 Vision Forum Ministries held a national conference entitled ‘“The Baby Conference” which examined past, present, and future trends in eugenics and the battle for the future of childbirth, life, and the family in America. One of the key issues on the table was the ongoing influence of evolutionary thinking and its horrific consequences for life and death, both as to public policy decisions and the decision-making of modern Americans. The legacy of forced sterilization and the vision of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger continues and is reflective in the issues behind the following report from today’s news.
Read the full piece HERE. Also see the following stories about parents who chose to give birth to “non-viable” babies rather than aborting them as their doctors recommended:
- The devastating choice: to abort or not to abort our unborn child with a lethal condition ~ Brad and I were expecting our first child and received some potentially devastating news at our 20-week ultrasound on November 11, 2005. Up to that point, the pregnancy was textbook. We had been joyfully anticipating the arrival of our new baby and all the things that go with being first-time expectant parents.
- Our Son Never Took a Breath, But His Life Was Worth Living ~ After the ultrasound, we met with a genetic counsellor who kindly but bluntly told us that our baby had 0% chance of survival outside the womb. He told us he was required to let us know that termination of the pregnancy was an option, but once again we said that was not even an option in our minds.