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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S2E21 – Abortion in the Ancient World (Part 2)

(00:40) Abortion in the Ancient World – Today I finish Part Two of a series on abortion in ancient Greece and ancient Rome. One Jewish historian, Philo, describes in detail the practice of exposure and its affect. While men like Hippocrates and Philo attempted to speak out against abortion and infanticide, things change when Christianity…

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S2E20 – Abortion in the Ancient World (Part 1)

(01:50) Law of the Day – “When men strive together and hit a pregnant woman, so that her children come out, but there is no harm, the one who hit her shall surely be fined, as the woman’s husband shall impose on him, and he shall pay as the judges determine. But if there is…

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