Originally published 11/12/2014
More than fifty years after the pill first came to market, its promise of access and equality remains unfulfilled for millions of other women.
Originally published 10/14/2014
In the '50s, selling contraception was still officially illegal in many states.
Originally published 07/16/2014
A depressingly relevant—if fascinating—exercise it is, to revisit a special issue about birth control The Nation published on January 27, 1932.
Originally published 07/09/2014
Property v. Liberty: The Supreme Court’s Radical Break with Its Historical Treatment of Corporations
Ruth H. Bloch and Naomi R. Lamoreaux
The expansive language is at odds with the way the Court has treated corporations historically.
Originally published 11/27/2013
Lucien Neuwirth was a Gaullist politician who legalized the birth control pill in France in 1967... and fought in the SAS during World War II.
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