Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Politico: North Carolina may compensate sterilization victims, by MacKenzie Weinger:
The North Carolina legislature is moving to compensate victims of involuntary sterilization, according to a report.
Lawmakers filed a bill Wednesday recommending the state pay victims of North Carolina’s eugenics program $50,000 each, The Associated Press reported. North Carolina’s program forcibly sterilized more than 7,600 people from 1929-1974. . . .