Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger: A Legacy of Death (part 2)

In part 2 of studying the legacy of Margaret Sanger, we look at what she had to say in speeches, books, and articles. Sanger’s “birth control” may seem as innocuous as she articulated sometimes, but her goals were far more top-down. Eugenics, Malthusian population control, and racial bias all played a role in Sanger’s totalitarian…

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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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