Congress launches inquiry into claims about gynecological procedures at Georgia immigrant facility

‘High amount’ of hysterectomies performed, whistleblower says

By: - September 22, 2020 3:39 pm

Dawn Wooten’s claims about gynecological procedures at a Georgia immigrant detention facility prompted a congressional inquiry. Wooten is a nurse who worked at the Irwin County Detention Center. (Screenshot)

Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. We ask that you edit only for style or to shorten, provide proper attribution and link to our web site. Please see our republishing guidelines for use of photos and graphics.

Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.