War on the Womb: California Female Inmates Coerced into Sterilization, History Repeats Itself

Eugenics Scandal in California

War on the Womb: California Female Inmates Coerced into Sterilization, History Repeats Itself

The Issue Approximately 250 known cases of illegal tubal ligations, 150 confirmed, occured in California Institution for Women in Corona, and Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla, between 2006-2010. The  investigation was launched in 2010 after Justice Now, a prisoner’s rights group issued a public records request in 2010, and then sent a complaint […]

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