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Subject: States Confront Past and Present Forced Sterilization
Date: Fri Sep 26 12:49:16 MDT 2014

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September 26, 2014
States Confront Past and Present Forced Sterilization

States -- including California, where female prisoners were involuntarily sterilized as late as 2013 -- are figuring out how to compensate the victims.


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