Social Darwinism, and Arizona’s immigration law

Social Darwinism has an even darker cousin called Eugenics. Eugenics is the practice of selective breeding to improve the strength of a species, or a race. Eugenics was gaining momentum in the United States before the late 1930′s, when a German tyrant named Adolf Hitler illustrated for the world the dangers of Eugenics as a driving philosophy.

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Will Arizona immigration law spur a new civil rights movement?

It is estimated there may be more than 10 million illegal immigrants in the United States, and Arizona estimates 460,000 in their state alone. Many of these people have been here for years, have had children who are, by law, naturalized citizens of this country, and worry every day that they will be caught and forced to return to a country they haven’t called home in a long time.

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