The true story behind the Marie Stopes eugenics trial of 1923

The true story behind the Marie Stopes eugenics trial of 1923 In the 1920s, a legal victory against the rising eugenic tide was won by a Catholic doctor over prominent birth control advocate Marie Stopes. While Stopes is lauded today as a feminist hero, the story of the eugenics libel trial has been largely overlooked.

If you want to understand the roots of Planned Parenthood and the ongoing Eugenics program a little better read this nicely laid out article on the turn of the century activities in Britain.

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A Catholic convert with a fire for discipleship, catechesis, and formation that leads to transformed lives in Christ. View all posts by Rob Brock

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