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Contraception Can Change the World – And It Has

June 7, 2012

0, June 6, 2012 by Piper Hoffman On this anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, protecting married couples’ rights to use contraception, I give thanks to those Justices who decided the case, to Margaret Sanger (founder of Planned Parenthood), to scientists and doctors and pharmacists and everyone else who has ever […]

Christian Conservatives vs. Sex: The Long War Over Reproductive Freedom

May 1, 2012


AlterNet, May 1, 2012 by Rob Boston Americans today enjoy access to effective birth control. But it wasn’t always this way and religious conservatives are trying to turn back the clock. On Nov. 1, 1961, Estelle Griswold and Dr. Charles Lee Buxton did something radical: They opened a clinic in New Haven, Conn., to dispense […]