On women and “breeding”: Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood:

“Woman’s passivity under the burden of her disastrous task [to have children] was almost altogether that of ignorant resignation. She knew virtually nothing about her reproductive nature and less about the consequences of her excessive childbearing. It is true that, obeying the inner urge of their natures, some women revolted, they even went to the extreme of infanticide and abortion. Usually, their revolts were not general enough. They fought as individuals, not as a mass. In the mass they sank back into blind and hopeless subjection. They went on breeding with staggering rapidity those numberless, undesired children who became the clogs and the destroyers of civilization.”

Margaret Sanger, Women and the New Race, (New York: Brentano’s, 1920)

Sanger was very anti-child and anti-motherhood.

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