Take a look at some of the important moments in birth control history.
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.
Henry Galvan photo
Dave Alley photo
John Palminteri photo
Source: Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Amanda Valdes photo
Oscar Flores photo
Vicky Nguyen photo
Keith Carls photo
Courtesy: Santa Barbara City Fire Dept.
David Becker/Getty Images
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
From Pilgrim's Pride via CNN
Joe Raedle/Getty Images, NBC Universal/'Maury’ via CNN
Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for GLAAD
Jonathan Liebson/Getty Images
Noel Vasquez / Getty Images
Sign up to get Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more delivered straight to your e-mail inbox
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.