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That Margaret Sanger — eugenicist, birth control activist and founder of Planned Parenthood — wished to preserve society from blacks, immigrants, and the “feebleminded, idiots, morons, insane, syphilitic, epileptic, criminal, professional prostitutes, and others” through a “rigid policy of sterilization and segregation to that grade of population whose progeny is already tainted” is an embarrassing fact that contemporary members of PP would like to sweep under the rug.

However, what Sanger actually thought of abortion may come as a surprise.

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