“New eugenics” ideas will end up as tyrannical as the original version

By Wesley J. Smith Buck v. Bell was one of the most pernicious Supreme Court decisions ever written. Authored by the odious social Darwinist Oliver Wendell Holmes, the 1927 8-1 ruling permitted an innocent woman named Carrie Buck to be involuntarily sterilized. Apparently there is a book about the case [by Adam Cohen] just out, …

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