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The history of birth control

POSTED: 02:28 PM PDT Apr 09, 2013    UPDATED: 05:44 AM PDT Oct 29, 2013 

Pediatricians now support making condoms available to teens, 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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