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Is it true that Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, was a proponent of eugenics?

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Is it true that Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, was a proponent of eugenics?

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Margaret Sanger advocated that “inferior races” were in fact “human weeds” and a “menace to civilization.” She argued that we should stop bringing to birth children whose inheritance cannot be one of health or intelligence. “Our failure to segregate morons who are increasing and multiplying . . . demonstrates our foolhardy and extravagant sentimentalism,” said Sanger. She suggested Congress should have a “stern and rigid policy of sterilization and segregation to that grade of population whose progeny is already tainted, or whose inheritance is such that objectionable traits may be transmitted to offspring.” She continually advocated for genetic eugenics in order to purify the population from defectives. However, who has the right to say who is defective and who is genetically perfect? Should people be killed just because they are poor, or because they have a lower IQ than you? What if someone is found to have a higher IQ than yours? Should society then eliminate you? Margaret Sanger’s

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