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Morality of Birth Control, Margaret Sanger

The following is a speech delivered on Nov. 18, 1921, at the Park Theatre in New York City by Margaret Sanger titled "The Morality of Birth Control."

Sanger, Margaret. "The Morality of Birth Control." Meeting, 18 November 1921. Park Theatre, New York City. Web. 12 Mar. 2016.

When Sanger references "suffering to lives that will come" (lines 80-81) she means


the babies that will be the result of unplanned pregnancies and will suffer as a result of being unplanned, unwanted, or neglected.


the members of society that will have to support and provide assistance for unplanned pregnancies and the strain that will place on those members.


the difficulty society will have in meeting the needs of those who are sick, suffering, and poor and the suffering that will result from a lack of resources.


opponents of the birth control proposal believe it will lead to immorality and those that engage in immoral behavior must suffer the consequences.

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