Medicine: Birth Control

"More than 2,000,000 babies will be born in America this year. . . . Within 15 years . . . 738,386 will be ... dead, crippled, tubercular, mentally deficient, delinquent, maladjusted 'problem children.' . . . The First Key to Strong National Health [is] BIRTH CONTROL."

So ran a huge advertisement in the press last week. Sponsor: the National Committee for Planned Parenthood in behalf of Margaret Sanger's Birth Control Federation of America. It was the first time in the U. S. that newspaper space had been sold to advertise birth control. The ad urged that birth-control information be given to parents...

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