Category Archives: Racism

Richard Nixon and abortion racism

President Richard Nixon said the following about abortion. “A majority of people in Colorado voted for abortion; I think a majority of people in Michigan are for abortion; I think in both cases, well, certainly in Michigan they want to … Continue reading

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Comment on African-Americans in the pro-choice movement

Toni M Bond, executive director for the National Network of Abortion Funds: “Black women have been and still are treated as “invited guests” in the reproductive rights movement.” Corinne J Naden Abortion (Tarrytown, New York: Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2008)  71 … Continue reading

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Eugenicist: birth control and abortion are great eugenic advances

Frederick Osborn was: “the key strategist of the American Eugenics Society and the first president of the Population Council. Well before surgical abortion became a major issue, Osborn advocated research on chemical abortion and the Population Council’s distribution of abortifacient … Continue reading

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Founding president of international pro-abort group was eugenicist

CP Blacker was chosen by Sanger to be the founding president of the International Planned Parenthood Federation. He was quoted saying: “You seek to fulfill the aims of eugenics without disclosing what you are really aiming at and without mentioning … Continue reading

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Zero Population Growth, abortion, and racism

Former executive director of Zero Population Growth Roy Morgan (he’s talking about what abortion was legalized and shortly afterwards) Zero Population Growth was instrumental in the fight to legalize abortion prior to Roe V. Wade. “There were some people in … Continue reading

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Clinic worker: abortionist did “very racist number” on patients

From pro-choice author Carole Joffe interviewed abortion industry workers for her book The Regulation of Sexuality: Experiences of Family-Planning Workers: Another counselor grievance concerned doctors’ interpersonal style with patients. Certain doctors were accused of being too abrupt or “insensitive” with patients… Bernice … Continue reading

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Abortionist: it’s “great” the 98% of his abortion patients were Hispanic

From South Texas abortionist Dr. Lester Minto: “For 35 years I had a clinic where I saw women and took care of their reproductive needs, but mostly terminating pregnancies…Ninety-eight percent were Hispanics. I would go days where I wouldn’t speak … Continue reading

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Social worker decries racism in abortion/birth control clinics

Albuquerque social worker Marla Cefuentes said in 1988: “Every chance they get, the clinic personnel here remind poor and Hispanic women that they can’t raise a family, that to have children is irresponsible,… They are constantly pushing for sterilization, even for … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood to mom on welfare- we won’t help unless you get sterilized

A mother of four on welfare describes how Planned Parenthood refused to provide her with any medical services unless she agreed to be sterilized: “Lydia Jones, a title X and Medicaid eligible welfare mother of 4, went to the Planned Parenthood … Continue reading

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Margaret Sanger is a “hero” at abortion clinic despite racism

From a pro-choice author who interviewed clinic workers for a book she wrote: “Many of the staff [at the abortion clinic] moreover, were aware of the family planning establishment’s historic ties to the eugenics movement. As Bernice, a black counselor … Continue reading

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