Essay On Birth Control By Margaret Sanger

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During the whole of the 21st century, the subject of birth control has become a trending topic throughout various news reports. The debate on whether or not birth control should be required and distributed by all health plans has caused much controversy throughout the population. However, there was a time in our history when contraceptives, much less birth control, was available for the public. It was through the perseverance and determination of Margaret Sanger to make birth control legal for all women that it is accessible worldwide today. She was the leader of the birth control movement, which was conceived during the Progressive era of United States history. Margaret Sanger was born on September 14, 1879, in Corning, New York. She was the daughter of two Irish Catholic parents who had eleven children in total. She witnessed the struggles that having a large family brought upon all aspects of her childhood, specifically her mother’s neverending stress. Sanger later attributed her mother’s death at the ripe age of 50 from tuberculosis to the strain of having eleven children and s...
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