Florida, October 23, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Nearly 40 years ago, as a young, pregnant woman, Norma McCorvey played an instrumental part in the Supreme Court decision that brought legal abortion to America. Now McCorvey, the ‘Roe’ in the Roe v. Wade case, has released an ad urging voters not to vote for Obama.
McCorvey became a Christian in 1995 and has since repudiated her role in Roe v. Wade, campaigning for its reversal.
These articles are concerned with two separate but related things: the eugenics roots of the pro-abortion movement, and the connection between modern legalized abortion and the specter of eugenics. The Specter Of Pro-Choice EugenicsNat Hentoff, The Washington PostPro-choice forces are so intent on removing all obstacles to abortion that eugenics is no specter to them.The eugenics roots of the pro-abortion movementMargaret Sanger was a pioneer of legalized abortion and the founder of Planned Parenthood, the largest provider of abortions in the U.S. Sanger was also a well-known eugenicist whose writings make clear the historic connection between abortion on demand and eugenic thinking.Planned Parenthood has published a web page purporting to show that Sanger did not hold the abhorrent views attributed to her. Although some of Sanger’s quotes have been taken out of context, her writings speak for themselves:The full text of Margaret Sanger‘s The Pivot of Civilization
A Warren County woman sued Planned Parenthood Friday, accusing its staff of ignoring training and procedures by not reporting her suspected sex abuse when she was a minor, resulting in her being sexually abused for an additional 1½ years.
“They played ostrich,” attorney Brian Hurley said, suggesting Planned Parenthood employees purposely ignored warning signs of suspected sex abuse.