Birth Control, Eugenics Advocate Honored With Postage Stamp

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(CNSNews.com)

– Britain’s Royal Mail is under fire over a decision to honor a birth control pioneer and eugenicist who shared views on racial purity with the Nazis.

Marie Stopes is one of six female pioneers commemorated in a series of postage stamps named “Women of Distinction,” which will be on sale from mid-October.

Pro-life campaigners are outraged at the decision, given the controversies surrounding Stopes, who died in 1958.

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