House Speaker Thom TIllis http://whqr.org en Hamilton confident Eugenics compensation will pass with strong bi-partisan support http://whqr.org/post/hamilton-confident-eugenics-compensation-will-pass-strong-bi-partisan-support <p> A bill to compensate victims of North Carolina’s Eugenics Program – or forced sterilization -- passed the state House last year but failed to come up for a vote in the Senate.&nbsp; The effort made national news because North Carolina was the first state to consider restitution.&nbsp; In this new legislative session in Raleigh, <a href="http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/members/membersByDistrict.pl?sChamber=H&amp;nDistrict=18" target="_blank">Representative Susi Hamilton</a> says she’s committed to helping <a href="http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/members/viewMember.pl?sChamber=House&amp;nUserID=565" target="_blank">House Speaker Thom Tillis</a> address the damage.<br> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:11:32 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 31513 at http://whqr.org Hamilton confident Eugenics compensation will pass with strong bi-partisan support