V-"Infanticide" - Unsigned - Chicago Daily Times

V-"Infanticide" - Unsigned - Chicago Daily Times

"A Curse That Is Blighting American Society and Blasting American Homes; It Destroys the Offspring of Natives and Leaves to Others the Task of Raising Children; Thousands Upon Thousands of Abortions Committed Annually in the City of Chicago; Midwives and Reputable Physicians Engaged in the Practice of Child-Murder; Doctors Who Would Not Be Tempted and Many Who Were but Too Willing to Take Blood Money; Stanley Ely, Simpson, and Police Surgeon Silva Were Ready for Business; A Woman Physician Who Set a Noble Example to Her Male Brethren in the Profession

by: Unsigned | publication date: December 16, 1888 | Publication: Chicago Daily Times | pages: 9

" ... The frightful spectacle of a physician sitting calmly in his office and telling how in consideration of a fee, he would butcher the legitimate or the illegitimate offspring of a mother, is not one easily forgotten. . . . Barbarous! No, for the barbarian does not do this . . . "

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