The history of birth control

POSTED: 5:28 PM Apr 09 2013   UPDATED: 11:39 AM Mar 23 2016

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

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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act that comes from unlikely quarters: an order of nuns called the Little Sisters of the Poor. At issue is the law's requirement that group health plans provide a full range of contraceptive coverage to women at no cost. With this issue in the news, take a look at some of the important moments in birth control history.

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