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Women’s History Month Speaker Discusses History, Importance of The Pill

“For American women, without the gains of the feminist movement, the pill really would not have had the kind of earth-shaking power that it ended up having,” said author Elaine Tyler May said. “The feminist movement opened doors for women. The pill allowed women to walk through those doors and take advantage of those opportunities because they now could reliably control their fertility.” More…