948:
"State criteria for legal eugenical sterilization"
Date:
Circa 1935
Pages:1 of 1
Source:
The Harry H. Laughlin Papers, Truman State University, Lantern Slides, Black Case,Section 12
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&quote;State criteria for legal eugenical sterilization&quote;

[tabular material] State Criteria for Legal Sterilization State&Type of Patient Alabama& "Feebleminded" Arizona& "Inmates of Hospital for Insane." California& "Feebleminded, habitual criminals, insane, idiots, mental deficients." Connecticut& "Feebleminded, insane, idiots, imbeciles and those with inherited tendency to crime." Delaware& "Mentally defectives, insane, feebleminded or epileptic persons." Idaho& "Feebleminded, insane, epileptics, habitual criminals, morally degenerate persons." Indiana& "Hereditary insane, feebleminded or epileptic." Iowa& "Feebleminded, insane, syphilitic, habitual criminals, morally degenerate persons." Kansas& "Feebleminded, insane, habitual criminals." Maine& "Feebleminded." Michigan& "Mentally defectives, insane." Minnesota& "Feebleminded, insane." Mississippi& "Persons with hereditary form of insanity, feeblemindedness, idiocy, epilepsy." Montana& "Feebleminded, insane, epileptic." Nebraska& "Insane and feebleminded." New Hampshire& "Feeblemindedness or certain forms of other mental diseases." North Carolina& "Mentally defective persons." North Dakota& "Feebleminded, insane, epileptic, habitual criminals, moral degenerates and sexual perverts." Oklahoma& "Habitual criminals, hereditary feebleminded, insane, idiots, imbeciles, epileptics." Oregon& "Feebleminded, insane, epileptic, habitual criminals, moral degenerates and sexual perverts." South Carolina& "Hereditary form of insanity, idiocy, imbecility, feeblemindedness or epilepsy." South Dakota& "Feebleminded." Utah& "Habitual criminals, insane, idiots, imbeciles, feebleminded, or epileptics." Vermont& "Prevent procreation of idiots, imbeciles, feebleminded or insane persons." Virginia& "Hereditary insanity, idiocy, imbecility, feeblemindedness or epilepsy." Washington& "Feebleminded, insane, epileptic, habitual criminals, moral degenerates and sexual perverts." West Virginia& "Insanity, imbecility, epilepsy, idiocy, feeblemindedness." Wisconsin& "Insane, feebleminded, epileptic and criminal persons."

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