Eugenics / Race-Linked Abortion / Reproductive Racism

Racism, Abortion, & the Urgent Need for Urban Initiatives (9/09)

Making abortion unwanted now and unthinkable for future generations


Racism, Abortion, and the Urgent Need for Heartbeat’s Urban Initiatives

1859      The complete, original title of Charles Darwin’s book: On The Origin Of Species By Means Of Natural Selection Or The Preservation Of Favored Races In The Struggle For Life.

1922     “We are paying for and even submitting to the dictates of an ever increasing spawning class of human beings who never should have been born at all.” – Margaret Sanger, Founder, American Birth Control League (renamed Planned Parenthood in 1942), The Pivot of Civilization, page 189, Swarthmore College Library edition.

1972     “The only possible way of decreasing the Negro population is by means of controlling fertility,” and “…birth control facilities could be extended relatively more to Negroes than to whites.” – Nobel Laureate and eugenics advocate Gunnar Myrdal, An American Dilemma Volume II: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy, Transaction Publishers, 1996 edition, pages 170 and 176.

1973     “It takes little imagination to see that the unborn Black baby is the real object of many abortionists.” – Erma Clardy Craven, Secretary of the Urban League, Abortion, Poverty and Black Genocide: Gifts to the Poor? Sheed & Ward Publishers.

    “If the Dream is to live, our babies must live, and our mothers must choose life.”Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Board Member of Heartbeat International.

[Heartbeat International Lifelines Special Report,
Making abortion unwanted now and unthinkable for future generations — September, 2009]