Knitting Clio at HNN

This blog is run by Heather Munro Prescott, Professor of History, Central Connecticut State University. Ms. Prescott is the author of "The Morning After: A History of Emergency Contraception in the United States" (Rutgers 2011).

  • Panel Discussion on Reproductive Rights after Griswold: A Fifty Year Retrospective

    by Knitting Clio at HNN

    The year 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Griswold v. Connecticut, in which the court overturned the constitutionality of the state’s law that had long restricted access to birth control and contraceptive information.

  • Nurse Kaci Hickox is not Typhoid Mary

    by Knitting Clio at HNN

    Nurse Kaci Hickox is not Typhoid Mary, but that hasn't stopped some conservative critics from calling her a "Typhoid Mary wannabe."