Victims of NC Compulsory Sterilization Tell Their Stories

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For 46 years North Carolina force-sterilized roughly 7,600 individuals under legislation enacted inĀ 1929 by eugenicists. Today some 3,000 individuals are still alive and in the process of receiving compensation for what the state did to them. In June 2011 several victims testified before the N.C. Justice for Sterilization Victims Foundation. Click the link below and skip to 13:35 to hear their stories.

N.C. Sterilization Victims Testimony