From the January/February, 2007 issue of Touchstone
abortion Cruel Crusader by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

Cruel Crusader

How Margaret Sanger Planned Parenthood by Abortion & Infanticide

by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

I saw a sickly baby in the arms of a terrified woman whose drunken husband had thrown the wailing, naked infant into the snow,” wrote Margaret Sanger in My Fight for Birth Control, published in 1931. “I remember having keen sympathy with that man!” The mother had given birth to eleven children, six of them still living, and this last one, who “evidently had eczema” and “whined night and day,” was just “too much for the father’s nerves.” And so, “out of the door into the snow the nuisance went!”

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