The history of birth control

Published On: Apr 09 2013 04:28:22 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 23 2016 10:39:47 AM CDT

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

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1873 -- Congress passes the Comstock Act, banning access to information about abortion and birth control. At the time, the U.S. is the only Western nation to criminalize contraception.

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