Marie Stopes on “inferior” infants

British birth control pioneer and abortion advocate Marie Stopes, who has a chain of abortion clinics named after her:

“Society allows the diseased, the racially negligent, the thriftless, the careless, the feebleminded, the very lowest and worst members of the community, to produce innumerable tens of thousands of stunted warped and inferior infants.”

J Weeks Sex, Politics and Society (London: Longman, 1981) 190

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Sarah Terzo is a freelance writer and journalist who works for Live Action. She is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life.
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