MARRIAGE AND STERILIZATION. Michael Zornberg, Anna Massefski, Jacob Duggan, and Sara Provencal. What does Eugenics have to do with marriage?. Virginia Codes No interracial marriage Punished with confinement in penitentiary for it
Michael Zornberg, Anna Massefski, Jacob Duggan, and Sara Provencal
What does Eugenics have to do with marriage?
How was it promoted?
What were Eugenics goals in marriage, reproduction, and sterilization?
Did people ever defy the laws and if so in what way?
Loving V. Virginia ---> An interracial couple was arrested for being together
What were the consequences of defying the laws?
What types of people weren't allowed to marry?
How did the ideas of eugenics infiltrate the US federal government?
What limitations and requirements were set for sterilization?
What are specific examples of sterilization and marriage laws?
How did these laws come to an end?
What role did feelings/prejudice play in building support for these laws?
What are the repercussions today?