Dr. Halliday Sutherland

"Dr. Halliday Sutherland is 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


When Dr Halliday Sutherland spoke out against eugenics, he made enemies of powerful people and he was even put on trial in the High Court.

So why did he do it? This infographic explains why for the first time.

If you would like to download a copy of the infographic, click this link: Speaking out against the servile state (opens in a new tab). Please feel free to display it, share it, etc. but do not alter it in any way.

The “Fact Check file” for the information given in this infographic can be accessed by clicking here (opens in a new tab).

“Negative” (and “positive”) eugenics explained here (opens in a new tab).

©Mark Sutherland 2018


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