Threat to Minorities, the Disabled, and the “Unfit:” Why America Doesn’t Need Planned Parenthood

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger.

Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, lived from 1879-1966. Over the course of her life, she partnered with advocates of eugenics and birth control to set in motion an ideology that has since become pervasive in the United States and throughout the world.

Sanger’s primary ends were to eradicate the so-called “unfit” from society and to “empower” women with control of their own fertility. What she may or may not have foreseen, however, were the full consequences of these pursuits, which have proven devastating to America.

Sanger was herself a eugenicist, believing that entire groups of human beings did not belong on Earth. She advocated sterilization and widespread birth control to ensure that certain “types” of people were never born. These groups included the black population, and anyone who was not the perfect definition of health as Sanger and her eugenicist buddies defined the term. And their list was quite detailed, as her “way to peace” outlines. The following people would ideally be sterilized out of existence, or at the very least segregated from “fit” society.

  • feeble-minded
  • idiots
  • morons
  • insane
  • syphilitic
  • epileptic
  • criminal
  • professional prostitutes
  • others in this class barred from entrance by the Immigration Laws of 1924
  • that grade of population whose progeny is already tainted or whose inheritance is such that objectionable traits may be transmitted to offspring
  • all persons with transmissible diseases
  • the whole dysgenic population
  • mental defectives
  • illiterates
  • paupers
  • unemployables
  • criminals
  • prostitutes
  • dope-fiends

Planned Parenthood, at its very core, is permeated by this mindset of Margaret Sanger. To this day, the organization sets up shop in primarily minority, impoverished neighborhoods where the population is “dysgenic,” according to Margaret Sanger’s use of the term. Planned Parenthood claims that it wants to help these communities by inserting itself into their lives, but facts speak for themselves:

  • Planned Parenthood has helped to exploit the dire circumstances of young, trafficked teenagers being coerced or forced into sex for money.
  • Planned Parenthood bemoans the fact that Texas’s newest pro-life laws have forced abortion “care” out of the Rio Grande Valley, and yet when given an opportunity to “help” that community, they instead chose a city that already has plentiful access to reproductive “services” as a new location for an ambulatory surgical center.
  • Planned Parenthood readily and consistently accepts donations specifically earmarked to reduce the black population by murdering black babies.

Planned Parenthood clearly targets the exact groups that its founder set out to eradicate. America doesn’t need Margaret Sanger’s opinion of who does and does not deserve to live in this land of opportunity, and America certainly doesn’t need her insidious brainchild, Planned Parenthood.

Editor’s Note: To read our entire “Why America Doesn’t Need Planned Parenthood” series, take a look at the following articles, and come back every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for more.

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