ATLANTA (AP) — Leading congressional Democrats are reacting furiously to lightly-substantiated claims that immigrants held at a detention center in Georgia are undergoing questionable hysterectomies.
In a complaint filed Monday, a nurse alleges that the Irwin County Detention Center performed questionable hysterectomies, refused to test detainees for COVID-19 and shredded medical records.
Democrats seized on the most explosive allegations in her complaint _ that a gynecologist called the “uterus collector” was performing “mass hysterectomies.”
They declared would investigate the matter.
A follow-up news conference Tuesday in Atlanta provided little information to substantiate the claims. U.S.