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Margaret Sanger's Battle for Birth Control

Summary: Margaret Sanger and the birth control movement
Margaret Sanger's Battle for Birth Control

In the second half of the nineteenth century and at the beginning of the twentieth century, diverse groups emerged to try to restore American "social purity;" there was no legal birth control in the United States. Any type of contraceptive was illegal; it was even illegal to dispense advice on such an issue. Only well-educated and wealthy men and women had access to such information and products. Despite the limitations of the times, Margaret Sanger succeeded to provide all women with equal knowledge about contraception by persisting against the opposing government.

An extraordinary woman and rebel, Margaret Sanger grew up during this period of women's suppression. Mrs. Sanger was a nurse and during her career she came across many women who pleaded with her for any kind of information about preventing pregnancy, but there was little she could do for them legally...

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