Horrifying State-Sponsored Eugenics Program Forcibly Sterilized…

From the 1920's to the late 1970's, the state of North Carolina forcibly sterilized 7,600 people. Most of them were poor women, and a disproportionate number of them were black. At the time, the government justified the surgeries as in the best interest of the state, as those sterilized were classified as "feeble minded" … » 11/07/11 2:00pm 11/07/11 2:00pm

This Week, Yes We Did

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