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By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews, July 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – A New York branch of the Planned Parenthood abortion chain publicly distanced itself from its founder, Margaret Sanger, on Tuesday amid accusations of “systemic racism” within the organization.

Sanger, who founded Planned Parenthood in New York in 1916, was a well-known eugenicist who believed certain groups of human beings were “weeds,” “reckless breeders” and “morons” who should not have children.

According to the New York Times, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York plans to rename its Manhattan abortion facility, which has long bore Sanger’s name. It also asked city leaders to remove her name from a street sign nearby.

The abortion group’s leaders pointed to Sanger’s eugenics beliefs “rooted in racism, ableism and classism” as the reason for the change.  …

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