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"OK, Set the Crosses on Fire It's Time for the Birth Control Lecture" Margaret Sanger and the KKK ^ | 12/19/2013 | Tully Becket Flynn

Posted on 12/19/2013 12:47:29 PM PST by Diago

The Wikipedia entry on Margaret Sanger crack us up.  It states, in pertinent part, the following:

In 1926, Sanger gave a lecture on birth control to the women's auxiliary of the Ku Klux Klan in Silver Lake, New Jersey.[37] ... Sanger's talk was well received by the group, and as a result, "a dozen invitations to similar groups were proffered."[37]

The first noteworthy thing is that nowhere in the Margaret Sanger autobiography does Sanger state that she spoke to the Ku Klux Klan about "birth control."  The "birth control" line has just been thrown in to her Wikipedia entry by Planned Parenthood types to try and soften the blow for those reading for the first time about Margaret Sanger and the Ku Klux Klan. 

Imagine for instance the surprise the typical Feminist Studies major experiences when she first stumbles across the uncomfortable fact that her hero was invited to speak to various hate groups 13 different times.  Woops, Professor Feminazi never mentioned that one in class.  Let's just label these invites "birth control lectures," right?

Here is Sanger's account of her trip to talk to the Ku Klux Klan from pages 366-367 of Margaret Sanger An Autobiograph.  You will see no mention of a birth control lecture but you will note that there were burning crosses:

 Always to me any aroused group was a good group, and therefore I accepted an invitation to talk to the women's branch of the Ku Klux Klan at Silver Lake, New Jersey, one of the weirdest experiences I had in lecturing.


After three hours I was summoned at last and entered a bright corridor filled with wraps. As someone came out of the hall I saw through the door dim figures parading with banners and illuminated crosses. I waited another twenty minutes. It was warmer and I did not mind so much. Eventually the lights were switched on, the audience seated itself, and I was escorted to the platform, was introduced, and began to speak

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In the end, through simple illustrations I believed I had accomplished my purpose. A dozen invitations to speak to similar groups were proffered. The conversation went on and on, and when we were finally through it was too late to return to New York.


 Several questions quickly come to mind from this brief account.

1)  If it was a "birth control lecture" as claimed by the Planned Parenthood flunkies editing her Wikipedia page, why were the burning crosses and banners necessary?  Sounds more like a typical hate filled KKK rally.

 2) We note that following the cross burning KKK rally, Sanger received "a dozen invitations to speak to similar groups."  What did Margaret Sanger say to this hate group that lead to so many subsequent invites?

 3) Why have historians by and large simply ignored this event?

 4)  Would it not be fascinating to see a re-enactment of this event?

5) As we have noted before, if Margaret Sanger was a conservative pro-lifer, her name would never appear in print without the label "frequent Ku Klux Klan Speaker."  Why have pro-lifers so far failed to successfully tie Margaret Sanger to the Ku Klux Klan?  Afterall, as Martin Luther King's own niece has noted: “The most obvious practitioner of racism in the United States today is Planned Parenthood, an organization founded by the eugenicist Margaret Sanger and recently documented as ready to accept money to eliminate black babies” - Dr. Alveda King.

We renew our call for pro-life bloggers, movie makers and artists to find unique and innovative ways to educate the public about the hate-filled past that gave birth to the evil empire that is Planned Parenthood.     

TOPICS: Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: kkk; margaretsanger; prolife; sanger

1 posted on 12/19/2013 12:47:29 PM PST by Diago
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To: Diago
I think I may have something to offer.

Sangers always held a special place in my heart...and I often have to take antacids to cure those symptoms.

Thank You

and now a word from..

2 posted on 12/19/2013 12:56:17 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: Diago

The sad thing is that many women use abortion as birth control.

3 posted on 12/19/2013 1:00:18 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the.tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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4 posted on 12/19/2013 1:00:48 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi :-)
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Worth looking at for many resources....

5 posted on 12/19/2013 1:02:53 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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6 posted on 12/19/2013 1:03:10 PM PST by TexasCajun
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That photo is creepy.

Don't know why it reminds me of Baraq 0bama...?


7 posted on 12/19/2013 1:07:15 PM PST by M Kehoe
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Well. Most all of them ignore the evidence that increased contraceptive acceptance drives the nonmarital birth rate AND the abortion rate up, not down.

8 posted on 12/19/2013 1:23:20 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?" - Jeremiah 17:9)
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9 posted on 12/19/2013 1:24:48 PM PST by TexasCajun
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If Sanger were alive today, the GOP-Elite would be eager to nominate her for POTUS in 2016 so that "we" (Junior Leaguers, polo players, et al.) could FINALLY recapture the abortion lovers from the Demonrats even against the Hildebeast.

Sanger had a longer and stronger record of trying to prevent the birth of poor babies and "unwanted" babies by any means necessary including abortion. Psychologist Havelock Ellis and novelist H. G. Wells (both Margaret's adulterous lovers during her sojourn in Great Britain while hiding out from the NYPD) persuaded her to tone down the pro-abort routine UNTIL and only until birth control was widely accepted first. Then abortion would be supported serve as a "fail safe."

10 posted on 12/19/2013 1:48:49 PM PST by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline, Tomas de Torquemada Gentlemen's Society: Rack 'em, Danno)
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She wanted my grandparents to abort my mom, Hungarian immigrants. I sometimes think that eternity in hell is extreme but considering that her philosophy has led to the murders of at least 60 million and counting, I can see why God would have her experience being dismembered over and over again for eternity.

11 posted on 12/19/2013 2:36:55 PM PST by huldah1776
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12 posted on 12/19/2013 9:34:54 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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