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Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)

By: Sheraden Seward | Published: Sep 02, 2008

The landmark Supreme Court case, Griswold v. Connecticut (1965), gave women more control over their reproductive rights while also bringing…

LawReproductionReproductive RightsAbortionContraception

United States v. One Package of Japanese Pessaries (1936)

By: Malladi Lakshmeeramya | Published: May 24, 2017

In the 1936 case United States v. One Package of Japanese Pessaries, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City, New York,…

LawObscenity (Law)Abortion--Law and legislation--United StatesAbortionBirth control clinics

Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (1968)

By: Britta Martinez | Published: Aug 05, 2013

The Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (UAGA or the Act) was passed in the US in 1968 and has since been revised in 1987 and in 2006. The Act sets a…

LawUniform state lawsAbortionbioethicsFetus

Buck v. Bell (1927)

By: Nathalie Antonios, Christina Raup | Published: Jan 01, 2012

In 1927, the US Supreme Court case Buck v. Bell set the legal precedent that states may sterilize inmates of public institutions because the court…

LawEugenicsConstitutional courtsSterilization (Birth control)Involuntary Sterilization

Davis v. Davis (1992)

By: Mark Zhang, Jennifer E. Chapman | Published: Oct 17, 2013

In Davis v. Davis (1992), the Supreme Court of Tennessee decided a dispute over cryopreserved preembryos in favor of Junior Lewis Davis, who sought…

LawFrozen human embryosFertilization in VitroAmerican Fertility SocietyConception

The Time Has Come: A Catholic Doctor's Proposals to End the Battle over Birth Control (1963), by John Rock

By: Christina Raup | Published: Jun 10, 2010

In 1963, Roman Catholic fertility doctor John Rock published The Time Has Come: A Catholic Doctor's Proposals to End the Battle over Birth Control, a…


Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1834-1919)

By: Karen Wellner | Published: Jun 16, 2010

Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel was a prominent comparative anatomist and active lecturer in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries…

PeopleHaeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919Biological EvolutionBiographyEvolution

Eisenstadt v. Baird (1972)

By: Sheraden Seward | Published: Dec 03, 2008

Prior to 1971, women had some difficulty obtaining contraceptive materials due to a law prohibiting the distribution of contraceptives by anyone…

LawReproductionContraceptionReproductive Rights

Horatio Robinson Storer (1830–1922)

By: Richa Venkatraman | Published: Sep 21, 2020

Horatio Robinson Storer was a surgeon and anti-abortion activist in the 1800s who worked in the field of women’s reproductive health and led the…

PeopleAbortionAbortion servicesPro-life movementPro-life movement--United States

Franz Julius Keibel (1861-1929)

By: M. Elizabeth Barnes | Published: Jun 21, 2014

Franz Keibel studied the embryos of humans and other animals in Europe at the turn of the twentieth century. He lived and worked in several different…


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