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The history of birth control

Published On: Apr 09 2013 04:28:22 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 29 2013 07:44:12 AM CDT

Pediatricians now support making condoms available to teens, marking another important moment in the history of birth control.

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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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