Australian Children To Be Sterilized Without Parental Consent Under New Eugenics Law


If you have ever seen the famous 1975 movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,
you likely recall several disturbing scenes in which mental health patients are given frontal-lobe lobotomies,
or the iconic scene where actor Jack Nicholson’s character undergoes electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).
these horrific forms of so-called mental health treatment are considered to be cruel relics of the past,
but a new bill in Australia proposes that young children be given these treatments without parental consent,
and even be permitted to undergo sterilization procedures without parental consent.

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