Too few people know that Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, was a full-blown proponent of eugenics. That is, she wanted to “help” the “unfit” by eliminating the unfit. The “unfit” included immigrants (meaning Catholics, for the most part) and African-Americans and the mentally and physically disabled. I have met individuals in the Philippines and Africa who believe that population control programs are a form of racism. Indeed, abortion has, in fact served as true genocide in the black community.
We need voices like that of Gloria Purvis who recognizes the racist/eugenic elements among today’s crazed enthusiasm for contraception. “Gloria Purvis told CNA on Feb. 27 that she is offended by the suggestion that minority communities need contraception, sterilization and abortion.
“It reminds me of the eugenics movement,” she said. “In that statement that the black community needs this is the sentiment that we are unfit to be mothers, unfit to have families.”
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