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on February 7, 2018 in World News

Disturbing Precedent: Mother Sterilized As Court Hands Down Order Recommending It

By Matt Agorist At the request of an Oklahoma court, a mother of seven has been sterilized as part of a judge’s order, setting a damning precedent in the process. Summer Thyme Creel, 34, had the procedure in November after the judge wrote he could consider it at her sentencing if she chose to do so. Although the procedure was “voluntary,” the court order to do so crosses some ominous barriers. In spite of the fact that it is described as “voluntary,” it stretches the definition of that term by putting Creel in the position of bartering her fertility...

By Matt Agorist At the request of an Oklahoma court, a mother of seven has been sterilized as part of a judge’s order, setting a damning precedent in the process. Summer Thyme Creel, 34, had the procedure in November...

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