The history of birth control

Published On: Apr 09 2013 04:28:22 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 30 2014 09:23:16 AM CDT

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 - Enovid
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1960 -- The FDA approves Enovid, the first birth control pill, although almost half a million American women had already been taking it for "therapeutic purposes." Within two years, more than 1 million women are on it.

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