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House backs expanded compensation for forced sterilization

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers are set to expand the state's compensation program for people involuntarily sterilized by government officials several decades ago. The House on Monday passed a Senate proposal allowing North Carolina's four largest counties to create compensation programs for those sterilized by orders of local governments. Between 1929 and 1974, about 7,600 ...

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