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N.C. to Compensate Victims of Sterilization in 20th Century Eugenics Program

North Carolina will become the first state to compensate victims of a mass sterilization program that targeted poor minorities in a 20th century eugenics program.

In an announcement today, the Eugenics Compensation Task Force is expected to recommend a cash amount and an apology to victims for taking away their ability to have children. It will also decide if the victims' descendants are eligible for money.

"The task force has discussed a range between $20,000 and $50,000, but we won't know for certain the amount or other elements until after they vote," Jill Lucas communications director for the North Carolina Department of Administration, told ABCNews.com.

The state has so far located 72 such victims, according to Lucas. Some lawmakers have asked for compensation as high as a $1 million each. They have also argued that the estates of those who have died be included in the monetary awards.

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The problem with programs

The problem with programs like this is that the victims are always compensated by the taxpayers, not by the criminals who perpetrated the crime. And what of their fellow criminals who concealed this crime up until it was discovered? Why are they not charged as accessories after the fact?

We are all familiar with what happened to American citizens who families had come her from Japan during the War. These families did receive financial remuneration from the taxpayers, but we still have to look at Roosevelt's face on the dime. He is responsible for this crime.

We need to go after the politicians who commit these crimes, and those who conceal the evidence of their criminal behavior. Otherwise, these type of things will continue to occur.

There seems to be no downside for the perpetrators. That needs to change.

Tip of the iceberg

Other instances include native American women being sterilized while lied to about the procedure. And blacks exposed to STDS and left untreated to study the results.

Then you have the US military using troops as guinea pigs for atomic bombs tests, LSD experiments, and similar experiments. In another documented case, a pro tennis player Harold Blauer was given LSD by the CIA as a test, leading to his death.

This is not tin-foil stuff, it really happened. Look it up and discover the ghost of Dr. Menegle is alive and well in our government.

Conscience does not exist if not exercised

"No matter how cynical you get, it's impossible to keep up!
---Lily Tomlin

Any chance that the damages will be paid by those who

performed the sterilizations, or those who authorized the eugenics program?

Or will this be the typical case where innocent taxpayers are victimized in addition to those who were sterilized?

Excellent question.

who were the culprits behind this?

It's time! Rand Paul 2016!

"Truth, Justice, and the American Way!"

The People

The People who allowed the government to get into medicine are ultimately responsible. As usual, however, the wrong individuals will be punished by the system.

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