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How does this not apply as cruel and unusual punishment ? This is as appalling as when Woodrow Wilson helped enact laws that turned his beliefs about race and eugenics into legislation. In 1907, Woodrow Wilson campaigned in Indiana for the compulsory sterilization of criminals and the mentally retarded; and in 1911, as New Jersey governor, he signed into law a similar bill. We need to wake before this gets worse, and before they kill us off. With out it being directly said Woodrow Wilson’s idea of exterminating an unwanted people is happening. Everyone needs to read American history from 1900 to 1933 history to see that we have not learned at all from our mistakes. We the courts need to stop hiding under the excuse that issue is civil and, it doesn’t violate the 8th the amendment.