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What does ABCL stand for?

ABCL stands for American Birth Control League

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00 Hardcover HQ764 This second of four volumes containing letters and other papers by birth control champion and feminist Sanger (1879-1966) begins the year she resigned from the American Birth Control League and began struggling to find a place of authority in the movement she had piloted to public recognition if not yet acceptance.
First, we must take seriously what I call "Irregular" birth control clinics (those sponsored by nurses, chiropractors, and commercial entrepreneurs), for to do otherwise would be to perpetuate what the American Birth Control League (ABCL) would have us believe, that such clinics were nothing more than the work of quacks or scoundrels whose only purpose was to profit off their patrons' desperation.
At least 23 of the 50 members of the National Council of Sanger's American Birth Control League (founded in 1921), the precursor to today's Planned Parenthood, were also members of the American Eugenics Society or public supporters of the eugenics agenda.