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For the Public Good: Forced Sterilization and the Fight for Compensation

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For the Public Good: Forced Sterilization and the Fight for Compensation - Boggs, Belle, and Lenhart, Margie (Read by)
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Between 1929 and 1974, more than 7,600 North Carolinians were sterilized, sometimes without informed consent and frequently under coercion. The victims, poor men and women from around the state, were never compensated for losing the ability to conceive children. Nearly 40 years later, during a rancorous 2013 legislative session in which severe restrictions on abortion, voting rights and funding for public education were passed, the state got another chance to right one of its most shameful acts. In this personal and ...

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For the Public Good: Forced Sterilization and the Fight for Compensation 2017, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781536647198

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