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ste ruh lahyzd

  • v  make free from bacteria
  • v  make infertile
    in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized
  • s  made infertile

  • It took just two minutes for Theresa Jackson to get sterilized.
  • Probes like Phoenix can be more fully sterilized before launch, and debris from any unmanned craft could eventually be recovered.
  • In 1989, equipped with medicines scrounged from foreign relief workers and instruments she had sterilized in a rice cooker, she transformed a dilapidated barn in Mae Sot into a .
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  • Inmates sterilized without OK
    Crystal Nguyen, with her 6-year-old son, Neiko, in Pittsburg, Calif., is a former Valley State Prison for Women inmate. She worked in the prison's infirmary in 2007 and says she often overheard medical staff asking inmates who had served multiple prison terms to agree to be sterilized.
    July 9, 2013 - MSN
  • Women illegally sterilized in Valley prisons
    (Angela Greenburg Reporting) New information has surfaced about illegal medical practices inside California women's prisons.  According to public records, nearly 150 former and current female inmates were sterilized against prison rules. Prisoners' advocates call the information appalling, saying women were violated and targeted simply because they were in prison. State officials who oversee ...
    July 9, 2013 - CBS 47 Fresno
  • Female inmates sterilized in Calif. prisons
    Doctors under contract with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sterilized nearly 150 female inmates from 2006 to 2010 without required state approvals.
    July 8, 2013 - NBC NEWS

  • John West in
    By 1960, more than 60,000 people had been sterilized against their will in the United States in the name of a scientific movement known as eugenics,John West, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute, told an event at the Family Research...
  • James Henry Webb in Washington Jewish Week
    By attempting to sexually sterilize the Naval Academy environment in the name of equality, this country has sterilized the whole process of combat leadership training, and our military forces are doomed to suffer the consequences,Webb wrote...
  • Joe Klein in Wall Street Journal
    I am fed up,Mr. Klein writes, "with the insulting welter of sterilized speechifying, insipid photo ops, and idiotic advertising that passes for public discourse these days."

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