By Floyd and Mary Beth Brown, WorldnetDaily
The cat’s out of the bag. Finally, something that we long suspected but was never acknowledged was confirmed by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a New York Times Magazine interview: the dirty connection between the Roe v. Wade abortion decision and eugenics.
“Yes, the ruling about that surprised me,” Ginsburg said while discussing the 1980 Supreme Court decision that upheld the Hyde Amendment, barring Medicaid funding for abortions. “Frankly I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don’t want to have too many of. So that Roe was going to be then set up for Medicaid funding for abortion. …”
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To set the stage for the historic decision in 1973, one must look back at the radical ideas that were being tossed about by radical intellectuals and eastside elites during the late ’60s and early ’70s. “Population Bomb,” a best-selling book by Paul Elrich, predicted mass starvation unless radical measures were taken. It was released in 1968. During the 1970s, a cause célèbre became overpopulation and eugenics (forced abortion and sterilization) to “save the planet.”