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Sterilizing women prisoners is denying a human a life, future and humanity

Women prisoners are taking their babies for a walk. However for some, they have been denied the privilege of walking their own child. Courtesy of MCT

Himerria Wortham

May 7, 2014

The California Senate Health Committee was presented with a bill on April 2 that aims to close loopholes that allowed for the sterilization of women prisoners without state approval. While this bill has not been passed yet, it is a step toward preventing the unjust treatment of women behind bars and r...

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