Partus Sequitur Ventrem — The Rule That Perpetrated Slavery And Legalized Rape

“That which is brought forth follows the belly (womb)”

This was the legal doctrine that made any child of an American female slave a slave as well. It meant any white fathers had no financial responsibility for their progeny. They were free to rape their slaves at will as there were no laws…

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