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.

Category Archives: “Exterminating Poverty” Book

Humour in the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

Humour in the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial. That’s it! As the deadline for this month’s post approached, the appeal of this title was that it would have to be … Continue reading

1 September 2022 · Leave a comment

Exterminating Poverty book explained in under three minutes

Exterminating Poverty is the true story about the 1921 eugenic plan to get rid of the poor and Dr Halliday Sutherland’s fight against it. The book is available at amazon.com, amazon.co.uk and amazon.com.au. Three elements … Continue reading

30 July 2022 · Leave a comment

Exterminating Poverty

The centenaries relating to Dr. Sutherland’s fight against eugenics and his legal battle against Marie Stopes are upon us. While the events are one-hundred years old, the ideologies and ideas … Continue reading

13 April 2022 · 1 Comment

Archive.org – a testimonial

In the early days of researching what would become Exterminating Poverty: The true story of the eugenic plan to get rid of the poor and the Scottish doctor who fought … Continue reading

19 October 2021 · Leave a comment

Book review of Exterminating Poverty

I was delighted to see Exterminating Poverty featured in Sir Steven Wilkinson’s Good & Prosper newsletter. Two excerpts: “Mark Sutherland and his brother Neil who collaborated with him on this … Continue reading

5 June 2021 · Leave a comment

Exterminating Poverty or the Poor?

On Monday 26th April 2021 at 7:45 pm (U.K. Time) I will be giving a talk hosted by the Archdiocese of Edinburgh and St Andrews called: Exterminating Poverty or the … Continue reading

21 April 2021 · Leave a comment

Public talk (Zoom).

On Monday 26th April 2021, at 7:45 pm, the Archdiocese of Edinburgh and St Andrews will host a talk (via Zoom) entitled Exterminating Poverty, or the Poor? A Scottish Doctor’s … Continue reading

15 April 2021 · Leave a comment

Media Release

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

20 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

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
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