Halliday Sutherland

"A born writer, especially a born story-teller. Dr. Sutherland, who is distinguished in medicine, is an amateur in the sense that he only writes when he has nothing better to do. But when he does, it could hardly be done better." G.K. Chesterton.

At Lourdes 3

This is the third instalment of Dr. Sutherland’s account of his visit to Lourdes in his 1934 book, A Time To Keep. On the evidence Bernadette was in a state … Continue reading

1 December 2020 · Leave a comment

Media Release

Media Release: “The terrible truth about Marie Stopes’ eugenic project.”

20 November 2020 · Leave a comment

Fact check

I listened to Emma Barnett’s interview of Lesley Hall on BBC Radio 5 Live yesterday (if you access the interview, it starts at 1:52:00). One of Hall’s answers (at 1:59:09) … Continue reading

19 November 2020 · Leave a comment

Changing a name doesn’t change the facts

Abortion charity Marie Stopes International (MSI) yesterday announced that it had changed its name to “MSI Reproductive Choices” . Media headlines included: “Abortion charity Marie Stopes changes its name to … Continue reading

18 November 2020 · Leave a comment

Truth will out

March 17, 2021 will mark the centenary of Britain’s first family planning clinic at 61 Marlborough Road, Holloway, London. The Mothers’ Clinic gave poor and working-class women ready access to … Continue reading

3 November 2020 · Leave a comment

At Lourdes 2

In this second installment of Dr. Sutherland’s visit to Lourdes in 1923, he continues the story of Bernadette Soubirous and her visions in the grotto at Massabielle (for Part 1, … Continue reading

1 November 2020 · Leave a comment

Interview

I was delighted to be interviewed by Phelim McAleer for The Ann and Phelim Scoop and to have the opportunity to discuss Exterminating Poverty: The true story of the eugenic … Continue reading

15 October 2020 · Leave a comment

At Lourdes 1

In 1923, Dr Sutherland visited Lourdes. He wrote about it in A Time to Keep 1934: In July 1923, of my way to a spa in the Pyrenees, I stopped … Continue reading

1 October 2020 · 1 Comment

Exterminating Poverty

To date, Exterminating Poverty was only available as an e-Book. No longer! The paper version is on sale at amazon.co.uk and amazon.com. Exterminating Poverty is about an ignominious episode in … Continue reading

6 September 2020 · Leave a comment

Sterilization

“If a wave of madness passed over our country, and this eugenic nightmare came true… “ “Birth Control Exposed” (1925) by Dr Halliday Sutherland. Dr Halliday Sutherland’s words reveal that, … Continue reading

1 September 2020 · Leave a comment

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
2.2 years to go.