Margret Sanger: The Woman Rebel

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Margret Sanger was born on September 14,1879 in Corning, New York. She worked as a nurse and developed a desire to help women who were suffering from unwanted pregnancies. She started touring around to educate women and she also started a feminist publication called the Woman Rebel. This magazine caused Margret to potentially face five-years in prison so to avoid that she moved to England. In October 1915 she returned to the U.S and continued to advocate for women 's rights to birth control. Sanger opened the first birth control clinic but it only stayed open for nine days. She then was arrested along with her sister and staff. The were charged with breaking the Comstock Law that made it illegal to sell or distribute materials used for Abortion.
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