Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Bill Filed in North Carolina To Compensate Sterilization Victims

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. . . .

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