Sterilization http://wunc.org en Determining Who's Eligible For Eugenics Compensation http://wunc.org/post/determining-whos-eligible-eugenics-compensation <p>The public comment period on the procedure to determine who's eligible for the state's sterilization compensation program ends today.<br /><br />State lawmakers included a measure in this year's budget that sets aside ten million dollars to compensate victims of the state's eugenics program, which ended in the 1970s.</p><p>Surviving victims must submit claims for compensation on or before June 30th of 2014. So far, the state has verified more than 175 survivors.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 24318 at http://wunc.org Determining Who's Eligible For Eugenics Compensation House Committee Passes Eugenics Compensation Bill http://wunc.org/post/house-committee-passes-eugenics-compensation-bill <p>The House Judiciary Committee has passed a eugenics compensation bill that would pay money to victims and the families.<br><br><strong>Rep. Larry Womble: </strong>I'm beginning to see some light at the end of this long journey.<br> Wed, 23 May 2012 10:05:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 2451 at http://wunc.org