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California Sterilization Prison

Sterilization Abuse in State Prisons: Time to Break With California's Long Eugenic Patterns

Alex Stern | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Alex Stern

The recent revelation that 148 female prisoners in two California institutions were sterilized between 2006 and 2010 is another example of the state's long history of reproductive injustice and the ongoing legacy of eugenics.