Eugenics — the culling of the human herd in pursuit of some ostensibly measurable “improvement” in the overall human “produce” — is, as the Japanese eventually discovered, as dangerous and terrible as it is tempting. A cautionary tale for an era in which bioengineering and ethics are destined to collide.
New details have emerged about a sinister program in California to perform state-sanctioned forced sterilization of Hispanic women without their consent over six decades.
A documentary titled No Más Bebés has compiled evidence and stories of women having hysterectomies without consent following a birth, to “control the population” of Latinas in the state. Many women state that they were told that they had received the procedure, but not until after it had been performed.
“The doctor walked