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Posts tagged compulsory sterilization

May 23, 2011


Beyond Reform: Indiana’s Eugenics Crusader

At the core of Hurty’s public health philosophy lay eugenics—he viewed the sick and disabled as financial burdens upon the state.

May 8, 2006


Eugenics in Indiana

An ignominious chapters in Indiana history ended in 1974, when legislation permitting compulsory sterilization was repealed by the Indiana General Assembly.

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