Eugenics in US: 'California prisons sterilized female inmates without permission' [Courtney Hooks @ RTAmerica]
- uploaded: Jul 9, 2013
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The Center for Investigative Reporting has released a story on prisoners in California who had been sterilized from 2006 to 2010. According to the report, 148 women had the procedure known as "tubal ligation" which prevents them from having more children. Courtney Hooks, communications director for Justice Now, gives us the details on how this was possible without state approval.