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How birth control became legal in Canada: it started with a eugenicist

June 05, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “Wealthy industrialist A.R. Kaufman of the Kaufman Rubber Company ... thought the wrong kinds of people were having children. Specifically, poor, ‘feeble-minded,’ and especially Catholic people, toward whom he harboured ‘virulent’ prejudice,” according to the report, which cited research presented at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Vancouver.

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