Friday, September 13, 2013

First Wave Feminist Hero Jane Addams Was Actually an Advocate of Eugenics

Prominent first wave feminist/suffragette Jane Addams says that eugenics based marriages are one of the most important issues of the day and that she favors strict eugenics laws. If you aren't familiar with eugenics laws she basically means she believes the state Government should be given the power to force women to get their tubes tied at gunpoint. This is the same ideology Hitler was rightfully labeled a demon for implementing.

Here is her bio on the Nobel Prize website where they praise her as a feminist hero:

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