Forced Sterilization in the USA

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…”

Did you know that thirty-one States carried out Eugenics sterilization programs on the poor, often without their knowledge or consent? The bill legalizing this practice in North Carolina wasn’t revoked until 2003.

MSNBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams produced a segment about this travesty:

State of Shame: N.C. sterilization survivors fight for justice

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