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Monday, July 22, 2013

Sterilization of poor, Black, Brown, Asian females of between 2006 and 2010

According to the center, about 150 women in the custody of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation were sterilized between 2006 and 2010. The sterilizations were performed by doctors under contract with the corrections department. Doctors were paid $147,460 between 1997 and 2010, the center reports. It adds, “At least 148 women received tubal ligations in violation of prison rules during those five years—and there are perhaps 100 more dating back to the late 1990s, according to state documents and interviews.”

The victims, who were signed up while pregnant and in prison, and advocates say medical staff coerced the inmates into having tubal ligations. Doctors and medical professionals insist the operations were only “offered” when inmates may have been at risk because of multiple pregnancies, “with a history of at least three C-sections,” and where more children could have resulted in dangerous and possibly fatal complications. Some medical workers in the prisons also said they didn’t know about restrictions on sterilizations based on past abuses and the need to get state clearance.  The Final Call...
 

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