Eugenics

Local
10:19 am
Wed June 6, 2012

NC Senate Could Approve Bill To Compensate Eugenics Victims

North Carolina is one step closer to becoming the first state to compensate victims of its official forced-sterilization program.  The House approved the legislation yesterday.

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Local
2:41 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

NC Verifies More Sterilization Victims

More than 100 victims of forced sterilization have been verified by the North Carolina Justice for Sterilization Victims Foundation.

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Local
11:44 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Tillis Builds Support for Eugenics Legislation

Now that the state eugenics task force has made its final recommendations to compensate living victims with $50,000, WHQR’s Sara Wood reports state House Speaker Thom Tillis is preparing a bill to introduce to the General Assembly this spring.

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Local
3:44 pm
Tue January 10, 2012

NC Eugenics Task Force Makes Final Recommendations

Tuesday in Raleigh, Governor Perdue’s five-person task force announced its final recommendations for victims of the state’s sterilization program, which ran from 1929 to 1974.

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Local
10:46 am
Mon October 31, 2011

NC Searches for Eugenics Victims

The Governor’s Eugenics Task Force met in Raleigh last week to discuss its recommendations for compensating victims of the state’s sterilization program, which ended in 1974.  WHQR’s  Sara Wood reports the group heard recommendations for outreach options to help find more victims.

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Local Interest
5:33 pm
Mon August 1, 2011

NC Eugenics Board Recommends Compensating Sterilization Victims

The Eugenics Task Force established by Governor Perdue outlines four recommendations in its draft report. They include financial compensation and mental health services for surviving victims, funding for a travelling eugenics exhibit and a foundation supporting the victims.

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