Monday, January 22, 2007

Thoughts on Abortion

This is the 34th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision. Even many liberal legal scholars have admitted what a sham the decision was.

The largest abortion performer is Planned Parenthood, which was founded by Margaret Sanger. What was her agenda? She wanted to suppress the reproduction of blacks and others who she viewed as unfit.

The Planned Parenthood Federation of America makes a futile effort to deny that its founder Margaret Sanger was a eugenicist. Eugenics is a pseudo-science that claims some races are genetically superior and more fit to survive than others. As a eugenicist, Sanger’s goals were to discourage the “unfit” and “inferior” from reproducing. In her 1922 book Pivot of Civilization, she called for segregation of “morons, misfits, and the maladjusted” and sterilization of “genetically inferior races.”

Can you guess which race in particular she considered genetically inferior?
Sanger even suggested that the federal government pay “obviously unfit parents” not to have children and advocated limiting and discouraging “overfertility of the mentally and physically defective.”

In 1916, Sanger founded the Birth Control League, the forerunner of Planned Parenthood. She appointed a man named Lothrop Stoddard, a Nazi sympathizer, fellow eugenicist and author of The Rising Tide of Color Against White World Supremacy to the Board of Directors. At some point, after Adolph Hitler’s atrocities against the Jews became known, Sanger changed the league’s name to Planned Parenthood, because “birth control” was too closely associated with eugenics.

More controversial is Sanger’s “Negro Project,” devised in 1939. The eugenicist set out to implicate black ministers and doctors in her efforts to spread her message of contraception, sterilization, and abortion in the black community. “The most successful educational approach to the Negro is through a religious appeal. We do not want the word to get out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it occurs to any of their more rebellious members,” she wrote.
Today's feminists should listen to the original feminists, including Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

Suffragists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton would certainly be cheered that women’s voting rights lead to women’s political leadership. But their elation would have been tempered by the content of the current top female leaders’ abortion position. Anthony and Stanton held positions that were internally consistent. They opposed slavery, supported voting rights for women, and opposed abortion. They acted as if they believed that authentic human rights could not be built upon the broken rights of other human beings. Or in the words of Stanton: "When we consider that women are treated as property, it is degrading to women that we should treat our children as property to be disposed of as we see fit." (Elizabeth Cady Stanton in a letter to Julia Ward Howe, October 16, 1873. Recorded in Howe's diary at Harvard University Library.) They would have agreed with Alice Paul, original author of the Equal Rights Amendment, who was reported to have labeled abortion “the ultimate exploitation of women.”

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

Just a thought: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=174508. Have a responce?

Allan said...

See this article: http://www.isteve.com/abortion.htm.

Anonymous said...

So why didn't you combat abortion based on evidience? Why the conspiracy theories about murdering blacks? You're quite the paranoid aren't you?

Allan said...

Direct quotes of Margaret Sanger are evidence, not theory.

Anonymous said...

Maybe only if you can show that Planned Parenthood trys to get whites from not having abortions while trying to get blacks to do so. Got any evidence on that? Or do you only have another quote?

Allan said...

Planned Parenthood gives out an award named after Sanger, and many feminists have praised him. It's an interesting phenomenon that when confronted with facts that would horrify any normal person, liberals choose to attack conservatives. Why is that?

Allan said...

Oops, I meant "her".

Anonymous said...

What facts? You have NO evidence Planned Parenthood is engaged in the practices you attribute to Sanger! You are attacked because you make arguments based on quotes taken randomly! You're the abnormal ones who horrify regular people! Did you know Cecil Rhodes supported horrifying business practices to mine diamonds in South Africa and there's still a prestigious scholarship given in his name? Does that mean Oxford supports hard labor for blacks in Africa? Your argument is BS and you know it!

Allan said...

It's bizarre to attempt to to refute an "argument" when my post doesn't contain any arguments. I wrote all of six sentences pointing out some underreported facts.

One of them is the fact that a liberal hero, Maragret Sanger, had dispicable views and goals. Why is it that when confronted with this fact, liberals attack whoever points it out rather than renounce Sanger?

Anonymous said...

You really don't get it do you Allan? YOU ARGUED AGAINST PLANNED PARENTHOOD'S PROVISION OF ABORTION! That was your argument! You said Sanger had an agenda advanced through that organization but you have NO EVIDENCE on this point!

Allan said...

Can anyone quote words in this post that "ARGUED AGAINST PLANNED PARENTHOOD'S PROVISION OF ABORTION?" They don't exist. You just imagined it.

It's time to put up or shut up. Will you condemn Margaret Sanger's racism and support for eugenics? If you don't, it will do far more to discredit you than anyone else could ever do.

Anonymous said...

Did you see those words in quotes? Do you know what a quote is? Here's a quote: "The largest abortion performer is Planned Parenthood, which was founded by Margaret Sanger. What was her agenda? She wanted to suppress the reproduction of blacks and others who she viewed as unfit." Now you tell me how you're not insinuating Planned Parenthood is an organization devoted to carrying out Sanger's mission. You do that before I answer your asinine charge, which also insinuates I want to see people murdered.