North Carolina Eugenics Board

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.

Tillis Builds Support for Eugenics Legislation

Feb 7, 2012

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.

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.