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Eugenics: Its on the Menu

Choose your population control. Today we have many options starting with an entrée, a main, and ending with a delightful desert, at which point we will be sending you off blissfully. 2,838 more words

People

Ancient Teaching/Modern Learning: Breaking the Contract of Non-Person

The conversation/debate on what to salt of the past and the present for the future continues. It is no different than debates that rage today. Look at eugenics, there is passive ableism in the ban the plastic straw movement as the “cult of enviro-extremism” above all else. 1,151 more words

Church

State to reject compensation claim in ‘Miyagi woman’ sterilization suit

From The Mainichi

June 8th 2018

SENDAI (Kyodo) — The state is set to reject a claim for compensation in a lawsuit filed by a woman forced to undergo sterilization under the now-defunct eugenics protection law, the plaintiff’s lawyers said Thursday. 206 more words

Disability

Only God can play God

Does the government have to right to decide who lives and who dies? Does the government have the right to decide who is useful and who is not? 1,022 more words

Opinion

"I could refuse if I had a sign language interpreter": Report on forced sterilization of the hearing impaired produced

From The Asahi Shimbun

June 9th 2018

Around the forced sterilization operation under the eugenic protection law (1948-96), the All Japan Deaf Federation (headquarters / Tokyo) surveyed hearing-impaired people nationwide, and 70 people answered that they were forced to have sterilization surgery and have abortions. 510 more words

Disability

Pro-choice is not Pro-eugenics.

Originally written for my personal tumblr and has been reposted for this blog.

Disability activism can be difficult because you can’t tell disabled people how to feel about their own disability. 338 more words

Disability