California law bans inmate sterilization

August 20, 2014 2:11 AM

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Written in the wake of an audit that uncovered improper practices in obtaining informed consent, the law will serve to protect female inmates from being forced into such a permanent changes to their bodies.

California has passed a new law that bans sterilization procedures on inmate populations in California prisons.

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