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$25,000

The amount that California could pay in reparations to thousands of victims who were sterilized after the state deemed them unfit to have children decades ago. California is at least the third state to pay victims of the so-called eugenics movement, but the state’s proposal is also unique because it will also pay female inmates who were forced to get sterilized between 2005 and 2013.

(Associated Press — July 7, 2021)
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