Sterilization

Researchers believe government officials have the responsibility to do more and should offer financial settlements to an estimated 830 survivors.

The state of North Carolina is working on a plan to compensate thousands of residents who were victims of state-mandated sterilization. State eugenics laws, which began after World War II and lasted up until 1977, sterilized men, women and children as young as 10-years-old in an attempt at better breeding and population control. Social workers […]