Euthanasia history Dr Kevin Yuill, Senior Lecturer in American History at the University of Sunderland, examined euthanasia in a talk in the North East in January. The Christian Institute Pro-euthanasia organisations were established in America and the United Kingdom in the 1930s, in an atmosphere where eugenics was advocated by some in the medical profession. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.