SOURCE: The Weekly Wonk
by Elizabeth Weingarten
More than fifty years after the pill first came to market, its promise of access and equality remains unfulfilled for millions of other women.
In the '50s, selling contraception was still officially illegal in many states.
SOURCE: The New Republic
by Ann Friedman
The pill is now so common—four out of five sexually active women have used it—that it’s easy to forget that oral contraception was once the stuff of fantasy.