As though his statistics and projections were authentic, Howe railed, "It is unjust to the ~~~~ to allow them to brought into existence simply to lead miserable lives.... The longer we delay action to prevent this ~~~~~~~, the more difficult the problem becomes." His plan? Give ~~~~ people and their families the option of being isolated or sterilized." A large part, if not all, of this misery and expense, " promised Howe,"could be gradually eradicated by sequestration or by sterilization, if the transmitter of the defect preferred the later[sic]." Howe suggested that authorities wait to discover a ~~~~ person and then go back and get the rest of his family.
War Against The Weak, Eugenics and America's Campaign to Create A Master Race, Edwin Black, p149.
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