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Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D) Wednesday said she was briefed by lawyers representing women who allegedly received unwarranted hysterectomies while in custody at an immigration detention center in Georgia.
In a Twitter thread, Jayapal said “there may be a minimum of 17” women subjected to the procedure without proper verification of consent, and that the procedures were performed “with the clear intention of sterilization.”
The article goes on to state the following:
Jayapal, co-chair of the powerful Congressional Progressive Caucus, is the first public official to verify the claims first revealed in a whistleblower complaint filed Monday against the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Georgia. The complaint is based on the testimony of unnamed detainees and information provided by Dawn Wooten, an ICDC nurse turned protected whistleblower.
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