The history of birth control

Published On: Apr 09 2013 02:28:22 PM PDT   Updated On: Aug 05 2015 06:45:50 AM PDT

Take a look at some of the important moments in birth control history.

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1965 -- In Griswold vs. Connecticut, the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down state laws prohibiting contraception for married couples. An estimated 6.5 million American women are using birth control pills at that time.

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