Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 12, 2015 (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati’s Aronoff Center will present Sanger: One Woman, One Story, June 27-28, 2015 — a Flash Production billed to “portray one of the most influential women in American history.” Margaret Sanger is the founder of the country’s leading abortion provider, Planned Parenthood.
Actress Pamela Daly plays Sanger, and is said to hit the topics of “Abortion, Birth Control, Sex, and The Liberation of Women,” all in Sanger’s own words. However, nothing is noted of Sanger’s well known eugenics and racist philosophy.
“Even under the best of circumstances, a production promoting a woman who supported the extermination of minorities and more would be offensive,” said Paula Westwood, Executive Director, Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati. “But in these days of heightened interpersonal tension across the country, it is an appalling choice.“
Reviews are quiet on what Sanger propaganda Daly promotes, but the play’s web site shows the actress in vintage costumes and provocative poses, coupled with girl power slogans, and strains of Judy Garland singing “I Don’t Care” in the background. Note: The playwright has since confirmed that eugenics will be addressed in the production, and the Aronoff description has been clarified
Here are some of Sanger’s own words:
“We don’t want the word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population.” (letter to Clarence Gamble, December 19, 1939)
“They are…human weeds, reckless breeders, spawning… human beings who never should have been born.” (Pivot of Civilization) The main objects of the Population Congress would be to apply a stern and rigid policy of sterilization and segregation to that grade of population whose progeny is tainted, or whose inheritance is such that objectionable traits may be transmitted to offspring[;] to give certain dysgenic groups in our population their choice of segregation or sterilization. (My Way for Peace)
Read more at Live Action News, Margaret Sanger Quotes, History, and Biography
“I think the greatest sin in the world is bringing children into the world….”
(1957 interview with Mike Wallace)
|Mike Wallace Interview: Margaret Sanger|
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