The state of California has a history of sterilizing people in its prisons without their consent. But this disturbing program happened more recently than you might assume.
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Credits:
Written and narrated by Maggie Anders
Produced by Paul Nelson, Pavel Rusakov, and Dan Sanchez
Edited by Arash Ayrom
Assistant edited by Carey Wedler
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Links:
Maggie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/LibertyAnders
Olivia’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/rondeaulivia
Show page: https://fee.org/undoctrination

Sources:

A Brief History of California’s Eugenics Program (1909-2013)


https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jul/19/california-forced-sterilization-prison-survivors-reparations
https://apnews.com/article/politics-health-california-state-government-prisons-b560ec0a0155d8cc13730310e1073d9d/gallery/f44156f3851747168cde5dc16a4df044