Forced Sterilization

This is pretty thought provoking! I had no idea that all of this happened in the United States. It is especially concerning that there are scientists who still want this to be in practice.

Collect, select, reflect, and project

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Introduction:

“Forced Sterilization” is a term that we associate with the past. However, what many people fail to realize is that these procedures are still performed across the globe. Along with that, there are still scientists in the United States who believe that this should be put into practice once again. I chose this topic because it is very relevant to people today, and I think that people ought to be aware of it.

Scholarly Article: 

The following link will take you to The Harvard Law School Human Rights Journal. The article is about people forcibly being sterilized when they are HIV positive.

http://harvardhrj.com/2010/10/litigating-against-the-forced-sterilization-of-hiv-positive-women-recent-developments-in-chile-and-namibia/

John P. Holdren is the assistant to President Barrack Obama for Science and Technology. The following link will take you to an article that references Holdren’s view on sterilizing people on welfare:

http://www.wnd.com/2009/09/110768/

Photograph:

http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2009-11-13-march_mnonkes.jpg

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