Comstock Act

Margaret Sanger: A Legacy of Death (part 1)

In part 1 of studying the legacy of Margaret Sanger, we look at a short biography of her life. Margaret Sanger believed large families caused poverty and that “prudish” laws like the Comstock Act forced women into “unwanted pregnancies.” She was a relentlessly defiant advocate for “birth control” via contraceptives. Facing several arrests and trials,…

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