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Margaret Sanger  Founder of Planned Parenthood

Margaret Sanger was the founder of Planned Parenthood and has said some astonishing things you may not know about.

“We don’t want the word to go out that we want to exterminate the negro population.”

“I accepted an invitation to talk to the women’s branch of the Klu Klux Klan.”

“They are human weeds, reckless breeders, spawning human beings who never should have been born”  Those words were penned by her in “Pivot of Civilization” regarding immigrants, the poor, and the error of philanthropy.  “Organized charity itself is the symptom of malignant social disease instead of decreasing and aiming to eliminate the stocks of people that are most detrimental to the future of the race and the world, it tends to render them to a menacing degree dominant”

“Knowledge of birth control is essentially moral.  Its general, though prudent practice must lead to a higher individuality and ultimately to a cleaner race.”

“Birth control is nothing more or less than the facilitation of the process of weeding out the unfit, of preventing the birth of defectives or those who will become defective.”

“I think the greatest sin in the world is bringing children into the world that have disease from their parents that have no chance in the world to be a human being practically. delinquents, prisoners, all sorts of things just marked when they’re born.  That to me is the greatest sin people can commit.”

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And these are the words of Hillary Clinton in 2009 at the Planned Parenthood Honors Gala in Houston, Texas where she accepted the “Margaret Sanger” award for her contributions to the advancement of women’s healthcare.

“It was a great privilege when I was told that I would receive this award.  I admire Margaret Sanger enormously.  Her courage, her tenacity, her vision.  When I think about what she did all those years ago in Brooklyn, taking on archetypes, taking on attitudes and accusations flowing from all directions, I’m really in awe of her.  There are a lot of lessons we can learn from her life, from the causes she launched and fought for and sacrificed so greatly.”

I suppose we all need to draw our own conclusions about what and who we admire,don’t we?


13 Comments

  1. To be honest Tony, I think the majority of public figures who have done some great things, are also guilty of some pretty nasty things as well, whether in speech or action.

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  2. tabitha59reachingout says:

    This is horrible. I have never heard of that woman [M.S.] before, but neither have I ever been impressed with Hillary Clinton …. or her opponent for that matter. May God have mercy on the USA, for Canada will surely follow eventually.

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  3. joliesattic says:

    Perhaps we should all ban together and vote for a third person and surprise the heck out of both of them! It doesn’t look good for the US that’s for sure. I recently read a quote of Hillary’s referring to all Jewish people as “kites”. I think it’s a derogatory term and wondered how many Jews that support her are aware of that? The thing is we all tend to say things out of turn, but some things you just can’t take back.
    The lesser of two evils is not much of a choice.

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    • I agree with you.. I sure wish we had some alternate candidates… I think my vote will be more geared to the effect it will have on the Supreme Court as that will determine the course of our nation.

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    • I just wanted to let you know that the accusation of her using the word k***s as well as some other racial slurs, were part of a book written by a former lover of Bill Clintons. Interestingly enough it was published by WND Publishing which is owned by Joseph Farah who also publishes the online right wing WorldNetDaily “news” publication. They’ embrace all sorts of conspiracy theories, and were instrumental in fanning the flames of the birther movement against President Obama. The Southern Poverty Law Center has them on their watchlist and has accused them of “peddling white nationalism “. Because of this, and the fact that absolutely no one else has come forward saying they heard either of the Clintons using racial or bigoted slurs, I wouldn’t put much credence in that supposed quote.

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    • I understand how you feel Tony. While I admire some of Sanger’s accomplishments particularly in regards to women’s freedom and control over their own bodies,, I also disagree with some of her views, such as her support of eugenics. The thing is, I think she’s more appreciated by those of us who are pro-choice. But as I previously said, I think that many of our historical “heroes” had feet of clay. For instance, many of the founding fathers, including Washington and Jefferson not only owned slaves, but were also anti-semetic. Yet we still celebrate Washington’s Birthday each year.

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  4. joliesattic says:

    I was just noting the comment she made about birth control and found it humorous because the only ones using it are those of means, those more educated, because even though it’s free to the poor, few use it. So the poor multiply.

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