From Margaret Sanger to Mike Pence: A century of progress — and backsliding — for Planned Parenthood and the right to choose

Margaret Sanger (Credit: Salon/Reuters/Lucas Jackson)

One hundred years ago — on Jan. 29, 1917 — Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, went on trial in New York for distributing birth control information and devices. The centennial anniversary of Sanger’s courageous stance for women’s rights comes as Donald Trump is leading the charge to destroy Planned Parenthood and repeal women’s reproductive freedom, and as a mass movement to protect those freedoms is gaining...

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