Tag: Planned Parenthood Federation of America

The Ghost of Margaret Sanger

This week, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York announced that it would remove Margaret Sanger’s name from its Manhattan Health Center. The grounds were Sanger’s eugenic ideas and alliances, which for years have been highlighted by anti-abortion advocates and minimized by her admirers. Under the pressures of the current moment, apparently, that minimization isn’t sustainable […]

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A.O.C.’s Powerful Rebuke to Sexism in Congress

More from our inbox: Image  Credit…House Television, via Associated Press To the Editor: Re “Ocasio-Cortez Defies Sexism by Shaming It on House Floor” (front page, July 24): Simply put, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s words on the House floor denouncing the sexist vulgarity used against her by Representative Ted Yoho, a Florida Republican, were the most powerful and […]

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When the Bake Sale Goes Global, Millions Are Raised to Fight Injustice

Like a lot of 13-year-olds, Daniella Senior loved to bake, and thought she might become a pastry chef. Unlike most of them, she already had six employees. Ms. Senior started out on her own, collecting and filling orders for miniature sweets while growing up in Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic. “I was getting up […]

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Planned Parenthood in N.Y. Disavows Margaret Sanger Over Eugenics

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York will remove the name of Margaret Sanger, a founder of the national organization, from its Manhattan health clinic because of her “harmful connections to the eugenics movement,” the group said on Tuesday. Ms. Sanger, a public health nurse who opened the first birth control clinic in the United States […]

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