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Man Ordered To Get Vasectomy, Reduces Jail Time


Jessie Lee Herald

A 27-year-old man has reduced his prison time by at least five years, by agreeing to have a vasectomy. The man has fathered more than 7 children with at least 6 women, and has been involved in child endangerment case. Sources say that the charges against him are not directly related to his plea bargain. Read more below…

Though Herald willingly — if reluctantly, according to his attorney — signed on to the deal, the agreement immediately calls to mind the surgical sterilizations carried out in Virginia and dozens of other states during the 20th century under the discredited pseudoscience called eugenics, said Brandon Garrett, a University of Virginia law professor.