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50s Child May 13, 11:34 a.m.
Osprey, I was starting HS when this program ENDED. Furthermore, I was living in Chicago. Please tell me why a stranger's sterilized at her family's request is MY sin.
Lightfoot3 May 13, 9:34 a.m.
"And during this horrific program, the state was led by one party." - privilegesrevoked
I also heard the sky was blue during that timeframe. I'm sure that's relevant, somehow.
68_dodge_polara May 13, 9:34 a.m.
Classified May 13, 9:31 a.m.
Yup, a southern hybrid of the democratic party historically known as the Dixiecrat. Once this party started supporting civil rights it's constituents quickly jumped ship and joined the republican party which did not. History, what a pain huh?
ospreysilver May 13, 9:17 a.m.
Crimes of the father right? Over 7,600 people were forcibly sterilized, yet only 1,800 are later compensated. I guess if you get away with a crime long enough, you will eventually owe no one.
wildween May 12, 3:51 p.m.
I hope Office for Justice of Sterilization Victims goes over the applications with a fine-toothed comb to make sure only people who are eligible for compensation will get paid. In this day and age, I am sure this whole endeavor is going to be rife with fraud.
huxter72 May 12, 3:35 p.m.
Wonder who that could be?
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03