Romani People. 1926.
FROM THE BAVARIAN LAW FOR THE COMBATING OF GYPSIES, TRAVELLERS, AND THE WORKSHY OF 16 JULY 1926 Article 1 Gypsies and persons who roam about in the manner of Gypsies ¯ "travellers" ¯ may only itinerant with wagons and caravans if they have permission from the police authorities responsible.
Article 4 Gypsies and travellers may not possess firearms or ammunition unless they have been expressly permitted to do so by the responsible police authorities. Article 5 Gypsies and travellers may not roam about or camp in bands. The association of several single persons or several families, and the association of single persons with a family to which they do not belong, is to be regarded as constituting a band. A group of persons living together like a family is also to be regarded as a band.
Law for the Prevention of Offspring with Hereditary Diseases (July 14, 1933)The Reich government has passed the following law, which is hereby promulgated: § 1. Anyone suffering from a hereditary disease can be sterilized by a surgical operation if, according to the experience of medical science, there is a high probability that his offspring will suffer from serious physical or mental defects of a hereditary nature. Anyone suffering from any of the following diseases is considered hereditarily diseased under this law: 1. Congenital mental deficiency, 2. Schizophrenia, 3. Manic-depression, 4. Hereditary epilepsy, 5. Hereditary St. Vitus’ Dance (Huntington’s Chorea), 6. Hereditary blindness, 7. Hereditary deafness, 8. Serious hereditary physical deformity. Furthermore, anyone suffering from chronic alcoholism can be sterilized.
Healthy families have 2.2 children
Families with inherited mental deficiencies have 3.5 children
Families with criminal tendencies have 4.9 children.
250,000 cases of genetic mental deficiency
40,000 inherited cases of physical handicaps