The State of Eugenics
The Story of Americans Sterilized Against Their Will

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Laurie

It is unbelievable how much of a battle it is for victims to see justice. It is as if the lawmakers are pressured to keep the battle going until the victims die off. This shameful lack of compassion is painful to observe. No empathy. Only God can set matters straight.

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