Druglink article 2010 – Birth control by Diane Taylor

Branded by critics as eugenics by the back door, a US-based project will soon be paying British drug users to stop having babies.

Harris, based in North Carolina, is the founder of Project Prevention, a controversial US programme which pays predominantly female drug addicts £200 to use long-term contraception or to undergo sterilisation. To date more than 3,000 US women have opted for the sterilisation/long-term contraception for cash option, along with 29 men.

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