Resolution Adopted by the CCAR

BIRTH CONTROL

Digests of resolutions adopted by the
Central Conference of American Rabbis
between 1889 and 1974

1. We approve the Cummins-Vail Bill. (1926, p. 109)

2. We urge the recognition of the importance of the control of parenthood as one of the methods of coping with social problems. (1929, p. 86)

3. We urge recognition of the importance of intelligent birth regulation. We are aware of the many serious evils caused by lack of birth control. (1930, p. 78, report)

4. Reaffirms 1930 report and goes on record as favoring the inclusion of Planned Parenthood services in hospitals and other agencies where this service should be given and urges that the Board of Directors of health and welfare agencies permit their professional staff members to make maximum use of these services as a community health resource. (1947, pp. 219-20)