Margaret Sanger's What Every Girl Should Know

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"No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother." Quoted by a women’s rights activist Margaret Sanger. Sanger is responsible for the word birth control and fighting to make it legal.
On September 14, 1879 Margaret Sanger was born in Corning, New York. Although Sanger had ten siblings, Anne, her mother, had numerous of miscarriages. Sanger supposed that her mother’s pregnancies affected her health and played a part of her early death.
In 1896, Sanger enrolled into Claverack College and Hudson River Institute to seek a better life. She continued to study nursing four years later at White Plains Hospital. In 1902, she married an architect by the name of William Sanger. The couple and their three children settled down in Westchester, New York.
In 1912, she wrote a newspaper article called "What Every Girl Should Know" to start her movement to teach women about sex. Sanger treated several women who tried to end their pregnancies on the Lower East Side while
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Nine days after it opened her, and her employees were arrested for providing material on contraception during a raid. After having a successful retrial, she scored a win for the birth control movement. The court made an omission in the law to allow physicians to suggest contraception for health reasons to their female patients.
In 1921, Sanger established the American Birth Control League, which is now is recognized as Planned Parenthood Federation of America. While working with the association she opened the first legal birth control clinic in the United States in 1923. The clinic was called the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau. Sanger started the National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control in 1929 by progressing her cause through legal networks. The committee pursued to make it permitted for physicians to distribute birth control without any

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