Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Transcript of Mandatory Sterilization
The Biotechnology behind Sterilization:
& why making it mandatory is a problem
There are several risks with the procedure
Patient is in pain after
1849: Gordon Lincecum was the first serious attempt for force sterilization in people whose genes deem undesirable.
Way Back When...
prevents unwanted genes from spreading
eliminates spread of down syndrome and other mental disabilities
prevents people who cant afford kids from having them
cost government money
doesn't give people a chance (video)
Holocaust like traits
there is a grey area about what is a "good" and what is a "bad" gene
LOTS of risks involved with the procedure
1897-1909: Several states approve
1927: US declares it constitutional
1942: Skinner vs. Oklahoma
1965: 30% of Puerto rican women sterilized
1970: Nixon administration funds it
1973-1976: 3,406 Native american women sterilized without permission
1909- 1970: 20,000 preformed in California (mostly blacks and latinos)
Several Different ways..
Tubes tied (tubal ligation)
Is it okay that we require Mandatory sterilization?
If so, who gets sterilized and who doesn't?
Where does the funding come from?
What happens if something goes wrong during the procedure?