Sterilization victims seek compensation STORY HIGHLIGHTS California forcibly sterilized 20,000 people from 1909 to 1963 The goal was to rid society of people labeled “feeble-minded” or “defectives” California’s response to victims stands in stark contras
A dark legacy of forced sterilizations
2012-03-18T10:29:41-04:00By Ollibean|Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Medical|Tags: all disabilities, cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, down syndrome, forced sterilizations, growth attenuation, medically complex, muscular dystrophies, rare or undiagnosed disorder, spinal muscular atrophy|0 Comments
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