Clinton's praise for Margaret Sanger should be deeply disturbing. Keep in mind as you watch the clip below that she is “in awe of” the same Margaret Sanger who was clearly in favor of a program based on eugenics:
“We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members”
David Kennedy write in his book, “The Career of Margaret Sanger,” that in a 1923 speech, Sanger said she believed that, for the purpose of racial “purification,” couples should be rewarded who chose sterilization.
In 1923, the founder of Planned Parenthood wanted to create a perfect human race, ““We want a world freer, happier, cleaner — we want a race of thoroughbreds.”
At a Planned Parenthood summit, Clinton was praising of Margaret Sanger. You can view it here. The is site MRCTV.org
It is time for Planned Parenthood to go. Hillary Clinton’s might consider the same.
Transcription of Clinton' s speech:
Now, I have to tell you that it was a great privilege when I was told that I would receive this award. I admire Margaret Sanger enormously, her courage, her tenacity, her vision. Another of my great friends, Ellen Chesler, is here, who wrote a magnificent biography of Margaret Sanger called Woman of Valor. And when I think about what she did all those years ago in Brooklyn, taking on archetypes, taking on attitudes and accusations flowing from all directions, I am really in awe of her.
And there are a lot of lessons that we can learn from her life and from the cause she launched and fought for and sacrificed so bravely. One in particular, though, has always stood out for me almost a hundred years later. It’s the lesson that women’s empowerment is always, always about more than bettering the lives of individual women. It is part of a movement. It’s about economic and political progress for all women and girls. It’s about making sure that every woman and girl everywhere has the opportunities that she deserves to fulfill her potential, a potential as a mother, as a worker, as a human being.