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A Brief History of the Birth Control Movement in the United States. 1837 Charles Goodyear vulcanizes rubber 1848 process patented to manufacture hollow rubber articles. Charles Goodyear. A Brief History of the Birth Control Movement in the United States.
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1837 Charles Goodyear vulcanizes
1848 process patented to
hollow rubber articles
1860s •“Purity Movement” develops in US
•New York Society for
Suppression of Vice -
President Anthony Comstock
1873 •Comstock Act passed by
1900 Margaret marries William Sanger
1912-13 Margaret Sanger involved in textile workers strikes
1914 Margaret Sanger founds National Birth Control League
-publishes The Woman Rebel, Family Limitation
-charged with violation of Comstock Act
-flees to Europe
-10 million copies in circulation
1918 •Physicians given right to
1926 • Sanger is a prime organizer of
the first World Population Conference in Geneva
1942 Margaret Sanger founds Birth Control Federation of America -later changes
name to Planned
1947 AMA American Journal of
Obstetrics & Gynecology
refuses to publish article on
1948 Planned Parenthood awards a
small grant to Gregory Pincus,
a research biologist to study the
possible development of a birth
1960s “The Pill” available
1965 In Griswold v. Connecticut Supreme Court invalidates state laws prohibiting physicians from providing
-upholds right to privacy
Dr. G. Pincus
Congress passes Title X Family Planning Program to ensure that the uninsured working poor women and teens who are not eligible for Medicaid have access to family planning and other reproductive health care services.
Table 14, p. 47
Female clients of Title X-supported clinics
Table 11, p. 46
Clinics with Title X funding
Table 12, p. 46
Women at risk of
Women experiencing unintended pregnancies
Table 4, p. 44
In the summer of 2008 the Bush administration proposed new guidelines that would define birth control as a form of abortion. Many believe that such guidelines would virtually eliminate all Federal funds to agencies that provide family planning services.