Medicine: Voluntary Parenthood

Birth Control as an open, organized movement instead of a furtive, unmentionable but widespread practice appeared again last week when the American Birth Control League held, in Manhattan, its first general conference in five years. The calibre of the sponsors suggested a changing social attitude—the wife of Morgan Partner Thomas W. Lament, the wife of Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mrs. Cornelius N. Bliss, Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Flagler, Sherwood Eddy, Norman Thomas, Mrs. Stanley McCormick, Harry Emerson Fosdick. . . . The conferees deplored the fact that there...

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