Quotation by Margaret Sanger

We have ... succeeded in enlightening public opinion. We have battered down the prejudice of the press. We have overcome the apathy and passive indifference of the medical profession. We have awakened the consciousness of the Protestant churches and their ethical leaders to the moral necessity of birth control. Yet this enlightenment, unless directed and applied, will be extinguished by the winds of dogmas unless it is applied like a hydro-electric power to the driving of the machinery of political and legislative action.
Margaret Sanger (1879–1966), U.S. birth control rights activist. My Fight for Birth Control, ch. 27, 1931.

Of her as-yet partial victory in the campaign for legalization and promotion of birth control.
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