Read on to learn why Planned Parenthood hides behind a false memory of Sanger, and why, despite her extraordinarily prolific writing career, one rarely sees her quoted by Planned Parenthood leaders and apologists.Share
Woman and the New Race, ch. 6: “The Wickedness of Creating Large Families.” Here, Sanger argues that, because the conditions of large families tend to involve poverty and illness, it is better for everyone involved if a child’s life is snuffed out before he or she has a chance to pose difficulties to its family.The most merciful thing that the large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.
[We should] apply a stern and rigid policy of sterilization and segregation to that grade of population whose progeny is tainted, or whose inheritance is such that objectionable traits may be transmitted to offspring.“Plan for Peace” from Birth Control Review (April 1932, pp. 107-108)
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Article 1. The purpose of the American Baby Code shall be to provide for a better distribution of babies… and to protect society against the propagation and increase of the unfit.“America Needs a Code for Babies,” 27 Mar 1934
Article 4. No woman shall have the legal right to bear a child, and no man shall have the right to become a father, without a permit…
Article 6. No permit for parenthood shall be valid for more than one birth.
Give dysgenic groups [people with “bad genes”] in our population their choice of segregation or [compulsory] sterilization.April 1932 Birth Control Review, pg. 108
Birth control must lead ultimately to a cleaner race.(Read more.)