The history of birth control

Published On: Apr 09 2013 02:28:22 PM PDT   Updated On: Jun 30 2014 07:23:16 AM PDT

Companies with religious objections can refuse to pay for contraception, according to the U.S. Supreme Court, marking another important moment in the history of birth control.

Birth Control - Goodyear
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1839 -- Charles Goodyear invents the technology to vulcanize rubber. Along with tires, he puts it to use manufacturing rubber condoms, intrauterine devices, douching syringes and "womb veils."

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