What More Can We in Pro-Life Do?

What More Can We in Pro-Life Do?

What is Planned Parenthood Celebrating? Planned Parenthood dates their beginning to Margaret Sanger’s first birth control clinic established in Brooklyn, N.Y., October of 1916. Therefore, they are celebrating 100 years this year. Just what is there to celebrate? Let’s take a look first from the perspective of Planned Parenthood and then from the perspective of pro-life. 1. Planned Parenthood is celebrating Margaret Sanger. Admittedly she exerted a very widespread influence in her lifetime (1879 – 1966). Let’s look at her achievements, radical quotes, and plans for the “race” to understand better the underpinnings of PP. Her plan for world peace was to eliminate people with birth control, immigration restrictions, voluntary segregation, forced sterilization, and government regulation of family size. She was a negative eugenist. The human race could be improved by limiting the reproduction of the “unfit.” A positive eugenist would improve the race by encouraging reproduction of the fit. She was an advocate of a proposal called the “American Baby Code,, writing “The results desired are obviously selective births.” She believed that segregation and sterilization of the “unfit” was the highest priority of the state. She proposed allowing Congress to solve “population problems” by appointing a “Parliament of Population.” She was a racist. In 1939 she wrote, “We do not want word to get out that we want to exterminate the Negro population.” She spoke to the women’s group of the Klu Klux Klan in 1926 resulting in dozens of speaking invitations to similar groups. 2. Planned Parenthood is celebrating abortion. Recently PP CEO Cecile Richards said that she finds it “exciting” to hear women tell their abortion...