Tuesday, May 05, 2009

The Racist Origins of U.S. Family-Planning Policy

by Daniel Patrick Moloney
May 05, 2009
The senators who originally designed our family planning policies believed that the mostly black welfare population was incurably lazy, promiscuous, intellectually substandard, and a burden on public schools, and, moreover, that they probably would remain so indefinitely. Birth control, therefore, was in their eyes a way to reduce the number of these undesirable people. This article is the second installment in a three-part series.


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