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Is forced sterilization ever OK?

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Is it appropriate to involuntarily sterilize a mentally disabled person? That’s the question a British judge is mulling in the case of a 21-year-old, referred to as “P” in court documents, who is legally considered incapable of consenting to the procedure. She already has one child and another one is on the way. The woman’s mother has asked the court for permission to have “P” sterilized to prevent future pregnancies — she’s the one who has to take care of these children, after all, and she can’t afford to take on a third.

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San Diego Jewish Film Festival preview: ‘War Against the Weak’

Friday, February 11th, 2011

LA JOLLA, Caifornia — In his ambitious, fact-filled, quick moving, visually appealing, but at times quite disturbing 2009  documentary, War Against the Weak (English, 90 minutes), director Justin Strawhand effectively traces the history of the devolution of the theory and practices of eugenics from the 1880′s to the end of World War II.

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Roberta Bloom’s top picks for the Denver Jewish Film Festival

Friday, February 11th, 2011

A very interesting and powerful documentary. It’s about the American eugenics movement during WWII. This film has been winning awards from coast to coast.

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War Against the Weak: a sobering and enlightening film

Friday, February 11th, 2011

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