forced sterilization http://kvpr.org en California Lawmakers Question Sterilizations in California Prisons http://kvpr.org/post/california-lawmakers-question-sterilizations-california-prisons <p>California lawmakers are raising questions about the unauthorized practice of sterilizing women in California prisons.</p><p>The federal receiver for health care in state prisons says doctors were directed to include post-partum procedures that prevented future pregnancy in inmates until 2010, even though the practice was against the state’s own regulations.</p><p>Republican State Senator Joel Anderson pushed for Tuesday’s hearing at the Capitol.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 22:55:10 +0000 Pauline Bartolone 19988 at http://kvpr.org California Lawmakers Question Sterilizations in California Prisons