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The Founder of Planned Parenthood

Margaret Sanger founded the American Birth Control League in 1921, an organization which 21 years later changed its name to Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1957, Mike Wallace conducted an extremely interesting interview with Margaret Sanger.

To watch the interview, click the image below:




Margaret Sanger in her own words:


"We should hire three or four colored ministers, preferably with social-service backgrounds, and with engaging personalities. The most successful educational approach to the Negro is through a religious appeal. We don't want the word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members."
-- Margaret Sanger's December 19, 1939 letter to Dr. Clarence Gamble

"Our failure to segregate morons who are increasing and multiplying... demonstrates our foolhardy and extravagant sentimentalism ...which brings with it, as I think the reader must agree, a dead weight of human waste. Instead of decreasing and aiming to eliminate the stocks that are most detrimental to the future of the race and the world, it tends to render them to a menacing degree dominant ... We are paying for, and even submitting to, the dictates of an ever-increasing, unceasingly spawning class of human beings who never should have been born at all."
-- Margaret Sanger. The Pivot of Civilization , 1922

To learn more, the entire text of The Pivot of Civilization is available online.

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