Célèbre pour sa lutte pour la contraception et l’éducation sexuelle, Margaret Sanger est aussi connue pour avoir mis en place la Planned Parenthood Federation of America (planning familial américain). Ses actions militantes lui valent d’être arrêtée à plusieurs reprises.
Margaret Sanger, RN. Raised Irish Catholic, she blamed her mother's death on the toll 18 pregnancies had taken on her body. In 1918 she founded the American Birth Control League which later became Planned Parenthood.
Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, has an award that is often presented in her namesake. Many pro-abortion activists have received this award from Planned Parenthood, including California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi.