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.

Pagani’s – 15th November 1923

A meeting was held at Pagani’s on 15th November 1923 to discuss funding Dr. Sutherland’s (and Harding & More’s) appeal to the House of Lords. The meeting reveals that raising … Continue reading

15 November 2023 · Leave a comment

The Ampleforth Journal’s review of “Exterminating Poverty”

I was very pleased to read a positive review of Exterminating Poverty in The Ampleforth Journal. How population growth and poverty interrelate remains hotly contested. This absorbing study of a … Continue reading

30 July 2023 · 1 Comment

Stand to!

This 220th article comes nine years after the first was published on 6 April 2014. Back then, there was little or no information about Dr Halliday Sutherland on the Internet … Continue reading

6 April 2023 · 2 Comments

Disinformation and the BBC (Part 2)

The previous post set out correspondence with the BBC in relation to a false claim on one of their programs, namely, that the work of Dr Marie Stopes had “very … Continue reading

3 April 2023 · Leave a comment

Disinformation and the BBC (Part 1)

This website was set up to counter the calumnies about Dr Halliday Sutherland perpetrated by the disciples, biographers and hagiographers of Dr Marie Stopes. In 2014, I complained about the … Continue reading

2 April 2023 · Leave a comment

“All is Beauty”

The eugenists and the Malthusians continue their work today at the speed of science. They are opposed by those who prize the natural freedom of humanity. In the context of … Continue reading

3 March 2023 · 1 Comment

Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial: What happened next?

Dr Halliday Sutherland’s legal victory in the High Court was short-lived. Stopes appealed and the Court of Appeal reversed the decision of the High Court in July 1923. Dr Sutherland … Continue reading

2 March 2023 · 1 Comment

Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial – Day Six.

On the morning of the sixth day of the trial, Sir Hugh Fraser (for the plaintiff) was the first to address the Court. He argued that the jury: He argued … Continue reading

1 March 2023 · 1 Comment

Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial – Day Five.

There was one witness on the fifth day: Sir Maurice Abbott Anderson, appearing for the defence. The rest of the day belonged to barristers appearing for the parties: they agreed … Continue reading

28 February 2023 · Leave a comment

Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial – Day Four.

The only witness to appear for Stopes on the fourth day of Stopes v. Sutherland was the Rt. Hon George Roberts M.P. Roberts approach to the cross-examination was to not answer … Continue reading

27 February 2023 · 1 Comment

Stopes v Sutherland libel trial 1922-24

Centenary of the House of Lords judgment21 November 2024
11 months to go.

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