On 21st February 1923, the Stopes v Sutherland libel trial opened in the High Court in London. While the case is cited in libel battles today, it has greater significance … Continue reading
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
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
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
A reflection on the development of this website and the highlights of 2018: In February, I visited sites relating to Dr Sutherland’s life between 1910 and 1921: Allsop Place NW1, … Continue reading
The tenets of the CBC prove the negative eugenic agenda behind Dr Marie Stopes’ Mothers’ Clinic and promotion of birth-control. Article 16 shows that Stopes did not want to give all woman choice, but to give choice only to the “right” women. The others would be prevented from having children.