Medicine: Controller

For the convenience of the 26,000,000 married couples in the U. S., there exist 374 birth control clinics, whereas a generation ago there were none. Nevertheless, the 400 members of the American Birth Control League who met in Manhattan last week for their annual convention were disappointed because "probably not more than 200,000 married women" patronize those clinics, although 50% to 75% of the married couples in the U. S. want to space or prevent the birth of children.

A director of the A. B. C. L. and its sparkplug since Mrs. Margaret Sanger (mother of two) took to the international field,...

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