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.

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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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