North Carolina Sets $50K Compensation for Victims of Eugenics Program

A task force assigned to the grim undertaking of deciding how much to compensate as many as 2,000 living victims of a decades-long North Carolina sterilisation program finally settled on a number on Tuesday.

Each person who was forced to undergo surgical procedures to render them incapable of reproduction under the state’s notorious eugenics programs should receive $50,000, the Governor’s Task Force to Determine the Method of Compensation for Victims of North Carolina’s Eugenics Board announce — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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