Kegley HST- 4th 28 September 2015 Founded in 1942, Planned Parenthood Federation of America is a non-profit organization that works to educate the population in the topics relating to birth control, family planning, and reproductive healthcare. Planned Parenthood has played a major role in the creation of various contraceptive methods and reproductive rights. Over the past few months, an anti-abortion group released a video about Planned Parenthood doctors discussing the selling of fetal body parts
Planned Parenthood: From Eugenics to Absolutely Essential In our first class, we discussed the origins of Planned Parenthood, which was fascinating to me. I knew most of the basic information, but the controversy surrounding Margaret Sanger shocked and enraged me, which lead me to want to do more research on the evolution of Planned Parenthood from its inception to present day. The heartbreaking past of Planned Parenthood has evolved into one of the largest health care providers in the nation.
In 1921 she started the American Birth Control League – a precursor to Planned Parenthood – that focused on the global issues of world population growth, disarmament, and world famine. The same year, Sanger held a conference – the American Birth Control Conference – in New York, where she was, yet again, arrested for attempting a
his political career. He focuses on economic issues such as raising the minimum wage, income and wealth inequality, universal healthcare, reducing the burden of student debt by making public universities tuition-free, and expanding Social Security benefits by eliminating the cap on the payroll tax on all income above $250,000. Sanders has become a supporter of laws requiring companies to provide their workers sick leave, paternity leave, and vacation time, noting that such laws have been adopted by
should allow workers to meet basic life expenses. But there are more potential benefits than just higher wages for workers. Businesses could benefit from the trickle-down effect of these higher wages. Lower-income consumers could have disposable cash to spend, and cost-conscious retailers such as Wal-Mart could find their business get a substantial boost. Beyond the trickle-down effect, workers and businesses could benefit from a combination of stress relief and improved psyche. Earning a higher wage
Margaret Sanger, a Model of Nurses as Advocates for Public Wellbeing or Reprehensible Racist Nazi Sympathizer? Margaret Sanger, the founder of the American Reproductive Rights Movement is a very politically divisive figure, as much today as ever, more than 50 years after her death. She is demonized by some as a eugenicist and supposed supporter of racial extermination and also somehow well regarded by others as a humanitarian advocate for freedom, education, equality, and public health. So who
The New Deal happened in the third year of the Great Depression. At the time FDR was initiated in March 1933, unemployment had arrived at a level of in excess of 30%. This was in a period, when the lion's share of wedded ladies worked in the home, rather than in the gathering who got a week by week wage for their work. The New Deal took this nation rather strongly to the left of focus. The Federal government was taking responsibility for alleviation, and the re-work of the populace. It additionally