From the book
jacket: In Better for All the
World, Harry Bruinius charts the
little-known history of eugenics in
Americaa movement that began in the
early twentieth century and resulted in
the forced sterilization of more than
65,000 Americans right up into the
Comment: In 1927 the Supreme Court upheld Virginia's right to forcibly sterilize "feeble-minded individuals" in Buck v. Bell. Speaking for the majority, Judge Oliver Wendell Holmes made the following statement: "It is better for all the world, if instead of waiting to execute degenerate offspring for crime, or to let them starve for their imbecility, society can prevent those who are manifestly...
The Kopp Sisters Return!
One of the nation's first female deputy sheriffs returns in another gripping adventure based on fact.
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