Entries from Grumpy Old Deafies tagged with 'eugenics'

Petition Against 14(4)(9) Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill

For anyone who has been following the Stop Eugenics campaign will know there's been a campaign against Clause 14(4)(9) of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill. A petition has now been approved on the Downing Street website, relating to clause...

First Memorial in the UK to Mark Disabled People's Treatment in Nazi Germany

The first memorial in the UK, to recognise the one million disabled people who were persecuted, sterilised or killed by Nazi Germany has been unveiled. This has located at The Holocaust Centre in Nottinghamshire. Firstly it serves as an important...

Summary of the Meeting at the Department of Health

There is a post on Stop Eugenics, of a summary of the meeting at the Department of Health on 19 March 2008, to discuss concerns over clause 14(4)(9). This summary is available in both English and BSL. A direct link...

Genetics: BBC Radio Transcript Links & BBC lack of impartiality

Transcripts of yesterday's genetics programmes on Radio 2 and Radio 4 is on the Stop Eugenics: BBC Radio 4: Today BBC Radio 2: Jeremy Vine Show These transcripts were provided as goodwill through personal connections, however the BBC has failed...

Seeking clarification...

I've just blogged a question for the organisers of the march in London on 12th April. It's on stopeugenics.org in both BSL and English - click here if you're interested. I hope someone will answer my question soon! Jen...

stop eugenics II - who decides?

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Who's Playing God?

Also to be found on Stop Eugenics....

... And how does eugenics relate to Deaf people?

Check out Philippa's BSL vlog posting here... interesting stuff! She's also done some international sign vlogs. Nice one, Philippa. - Jen...

A Fairy Tale: Fact or Fiction?

Coterie of the Zombies pulled together this vlog, which makes a lot of ideas accessible even for children. There's a link to this in the comments of this blog, however, it deserves more attention: Full post, including an English transcript...

EFEB: BDA Letter to Members of the House of Lords in BSL

The draft BDA letter has now been translated into BSL: The letter in English can be found here [PDF] (AMENDED: 4 Dec 2007. after BSL translation). Please note this letter has gone to relevant people sitting in the House of...

HFEB: other places discussing Deaf Eugenics

Here's some other vlogs, blogs and forums on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill, aka that Deaf Eugenics clause: Vlogs: Joey Baer's ASL Vlog (vlog by DE): WIPE THE DEAF COMMUNITY OUT?! What should we do? UPDATE: Philippa Signs Off:...

HFEB: BDA draft letter to Professor Marcus Pembrey

The BDA has acted as a respondent agent on behalf of the Deaf community, and a draft letter [PDF] (AMENDED: 4 Dec 2007) has gone to Professor Marcus Pembrey (Professor of Paediatric Genetics), who is acting as an advisor...

HFEB: Explanatory clause on deaf selection

Much to report on the subject of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill that is going through parliament. Things have been moving fast in the background, and we are having to try and digest complex law in a short space...

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