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Extend the deadline for eugenics victims

Eugenics [1]As Chris Fitzsimon made clear in this morning’s “Monday Numbers,” [2] there is simply no good reason for the state of North Carolina to shut off applications for compensation to surviving eugenics victims. Having made people wait decades, what is the point of limiting the possibility for recovery for people — especially since so many of those injured are likely to lack easy access to legal assistance they need?

The North Carolina NAACP issued a statement early this afternoon making just such an argument. Click here to view it [3].