Friendly reminder that the United States has a long history of forced sterilization on women of color.
"Latino men were 23 percent more likely to be sterilized than non-Latino men. The difference was even greater among women, with Latinas sterilized at 59 percent higher rates than non-Latinas."
smithsonianmag.com/history/califo…
Los Angeles County U.S.C. Medical Center was systematically sterilizing Spanish-speaking mothers who delivered their babies via cesarean section. google.com/amp/s/www.nyti…
"federally-funded sterilization programs took place in 32 states throughout the 20th century" google.com/amp/s/www.pbs.…
The articles linked above aren't the only examples of this happening. I've just been super busy chasing around a tiny human, so I have not been able to link other articles.

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