Compensation for Victims of Forced Sterilization

Forced sterilization victim and former Marine Lewis Reynolds speaks about the Victims of Forced Sterilization Compensation Fund. Photo by Craig Zirpolo/Capital News Service

Forced sterilization victim and former Marine Lewis Reynolds speaks about the Victims of Forced Sterilization Compensation Fund.
Photo by Craig Zirpolo/Capital News Service

The dwindling number of surviving victims of Virginia’s 55-year program of forced sterilization of “unfit” residents would each receive $25,000 in compensation under the revised state budget approved this week by the General Assembly.

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