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A Comstock Speaks: Why I Support Planned Parenthood

I support Planned Parenthood for the same reasons millions of other people do, but I have another, more unique, reason for supporting Planned Parenthood. I have a remote connection to its origin: Anthony Comstock was a distant relative of mine.

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A Woman with a Plan: The Real Story of Margaret Sanger

Her opponents have smeared her as a racist and classist, but Sanger devoted her life to fighting for equal access to reproductive choice.

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Who Was Margaret Sanger?

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As every anti-choice advocate and candidate invokes the name of the founder of Planned Parenthood, Ms. Magazine takes a deeper look into her life and work.

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My How Things Change! President Bush Praises Family Planning…

George H. W. Bush as UN Ambassador

President Bush praises family planning?  On World Contraception Day? Don’t fall off your chair. Nearly 40 years ago, ensuring universal access to family planning services was a cause that card-carrying Republicans were actually proud to embrace. So we’re talkin’ President George Bush, Senior, before he was President.

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(AUDIO) Convictions to Action: Lessons from Margaret Sanger

Vision, power, timing and movement are among eight lessons of leadership from Margaret Sanger’s life and work.

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Women of Color and the Anti-Choice Focus on Eugenics

Women of color are not children unable to make decisions and our children are not “on the brink of extinction” through an organized genocidal plot.

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Clinton’s Plan for Women, and the People Who Hope it Fails

Concern for women’s rights among many conservatives extends only as far as it can be used against our enemies.

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On Her Birthday, Remembering Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger’s vivid, impassioned words resonate even today.

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