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.

OnePeter5 – March 2019

In February 1923, Dr Halliday Sutherland was arraigned in the High Court in London when Dr Marie Stopes sued him for libel. The 2013 discovery of Dr. Sutherland’s papers has forced a re-assessment of the case. Traditionally presented as “Catholics against contraceptives”, Dr. Sutherland was speaking out against Stopes’ plan to implement eugenic population control in Britain. Read more at: https://onepeterfive.com/trial-halliday-sutherland/

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Centenary of the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial

21 February 2023
2.3 years to go.
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