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 - Egyptians
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1550 B.C. -- An Egyptian manuscript called the Ebers Papyrus tells women how to mix dates, acacia and honey into a paste, smear it over wool and use it as a pessary to prevent contraception.

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