House Speaker Thom TIllis

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Mon February 11, 2013

Hamilton confident Eugenics compensation will pass with strong bi-partisan support

Representative Susi H. Hamilton

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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.  The effort made national news because North Carolina was the first state to consider restitution.  In this new legislative session in Raleigh, Representative Susi Hamilton says she’s committed to helping House Speaker Thom Tillis address the damage.

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