Entertainer Britney Spears claims in court that her conservator father won’t let her remove birth control. It’s merely the most celebrated recent case of something most people find surprising: forced sterilization still exists in the United States, usually in cases of guardianship. Experts explain its legality, history, and use.
- Britney Spears, entertainer, in court testimony
- Dr. Natalie Lira, Assistant Professor of Latina and Latino Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Zoe Brennan-Krohn, Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union Disability Rights Program