The history of birth control

Published On: Apr 09 2013 02:28:22 PM PDT   Updated On: May 07 2015 07:12:34 AM PDT

May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention month -- Check out 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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