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California Department of Corrections’ Doctors Forced Sterilization on Female Inmates

By Victoria Cepeda Fact:┬áCalifornia holds the largest number of women inmates in the U.S. In an apparent attempt to control the birth of “unwanted children” that may have ultimately become a burden to the state, the California Department of Corrections paid over $148K to state doctors for them to perform tubal ligation or sterilize female […]

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