Eugenics on the Web -- May 2020

 

Here are some recently-published articles on using CRISPR in a test for Covid-19:

Also in the news is an obituary for former North Carolina representative Larry Womble, who fought to get compensation for sterilization victims in North Carolina: https://www.dailypress.com/news/obituaries/vp-nw-north-carolina-obit-womble-championed-sterilization-victims-20200516-zfsqdevtpncmzocmvxnn6bswnu-story.html

Also on the legacy of sterilization (this time in California), the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, which will be available digitally in June, will include Erika Cohn's documentary Belly of the Beast; more on the documentary can be found in this article: https://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-americas-horrifying-modern-day-eugenics-movement