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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Cruz, Gohmert Demand Removal of Margaret Sanger Bust

By Rick Pearcey • October 14, 2015, 09:37 AM

Todd Beamon reports at Newsmax:

Twenty-six Republicans, led by presidential candidate Ted Cruz and Rep. Louie Gohmert, have called on the Smithsonian Institution to immediately remove a bust of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, saying that honoring her "is an outrage."

"Ms. Sanger was an avowed advocate of eugenics and the extermination of groups of people she deemed as 'undesirables," the GOP legislators said in a letter sent Friday to Kim Sajet, director of the National Portrait Gallery.

"Sanger's bust is part of the gallery's 'Struggle for Justice' exhibit at the Smithsonian," Newsmax reports.

"Specifically, Ms. Sanger singled out African Americans, among other minority groups, as deserving to be subjected to such horrific and inhumane treatment," the letter states, according to Newsmax.

"Honoring a figure who promoted such hatred and deep-seated racism is not only contrary to the values that the exhibit is purporting to promote, but also deeply antithetical to the very values most Americans hold dear," the letter states, Newsmax reports.



Friday, August 21, 2015

Why "Progessives" Are Wrong to Revere Racist Margaret Sanger

By Rick Pearcey • August 21, 2015, 11:02 AM

"Margaret Sanger is a saint in the feminist church," writes political science professor Paul Kengor. "She is a charter member of the progressive hall of fame. Liberals revere this woman who preached "race improvement" and denounced what she called "human weeds."

Read more at The Daily Signal.

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