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TCC Films: No Mas Bebes

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No Mas Bebes

A new documentary exposes the forced sterilization of Mexican-American women in Los Angeles hospitals in the 1960s and 70s. There’s a long history of doctors forcibly sterilizing poor women and women of color in the United States. As Margaret Sanger the founder of Planned Parenthood once wrote, “[We should] apply a stern and rigid policy of sterilization and segregation to that grade of population whose progeny is tainted, or whose inheritance is such that objectionable traits may be transmitted to offspring.” Watch the trailer about this modern day eugenics and population control program here: