Breaking News: North Carolina agrees to compensate victims of govt. sponsored sterilization
After a ten-year deliberation process, North Carolina is set to be the first state to offer monetary compensation to victims of government-sponsored sterilization.
Between 1929 and 1974, the state sterilized an estimated 7,600 people by choice, force or coercion under the authority of the North Carolina Eugenics Board program.
Director, National Coalition of Organized Women