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UPDATE: Witnesses and some of the women themselves said coercion was involved, and the physicians targeted women they thought had the best chance of returning to prison or those who have multiple children.

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Women who were inmates in California state prisons say they were coerced into sterilizations while behind bars, sometimes while under sedation during birth, according to a report from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Doctors in California's state…Read More