Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Sterilize alcoholic parents: Belarus

Alcoholic parents should be forcibly sterilized, says Viktor Kuchinsky, member of the Belarus House of Representatives. "Those born to drink will never become sober," he stressed. Source.

Although it sounds extreme, similar proposals have been raised repeatedly in the United States; see William L. White's history, Slaying the Dragon. They follow logically from the theory that the main cause of alcoholism is genetic.

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