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Mansfield “disheartened” by Senate’s disregard for eugenics victims (Audio)
Posted By Clayton Henkel On July 2, 2012 @ 2:54 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
As the N.C. General Assembly works to wrap-up its seven-week session, Senator Eric Mansfield  says there were several missed opportunities.
Mansfield, who appeared last weekend on News & Views with Chris Fitzsimon, says among this session’s biggest disappointments was the failure of his colleagues in the Senate to even consider compensation for victims of the state’s now defunct forced-sterilization program:
“It seemed not indicative of what I thought most of our Senators were, which even if they were nothing else, I thought the majority of them were empathetic and compassionate,” said Senator Mansfield.
To hear the full interview or download a podcast of last week’s entire show, visit the Radio Interview section  of the N.C. Policy Watch website.
The legislature is expected to conclude its summer session on Tuesday.
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 Senator Eric Mansfield: http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/members/viewMember.pl?sChamber=S&nUserID=292
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