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    The Birth Control Pill

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    method of contraception, and the birth control pill. The pill and female sterilization have been the two most commonly used methods since 1982. Dating all the way back to the 1870’s, and more recently, the 1950’s, there have been many controversies over the birth control pill. Many religious people all over the United States sought to believe the birth control pill was a form of abortion, which has always been looked down upon. But there are also millions of women who take the pill, that argue they take it simply because it helps to eliminate and control symptoms of their monthly cycle. That being said, the use age of the…

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    Every year up sixty-two percent of women in the United States use some form of birth control, according to a 2006-2010 study (Jones). In 1950 a lady in her late eighties, named Margaret Sanger, wrote the research for the first human birth control pill, raising up to fifteen thousand dollars for the research for the project. The first oral contraceptive was approved by the FDA ten years later. In 1972, The Supreme Court legalized the use of birth control for couples who are married in the United…

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    Birth Control Legalization

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    the legalization of birth control was not easy. Activists such as Margaret Sanger devoted their entire lives to the legalization and implementation of birth control. While the FDA made various forms of birth control accessible throughout the twentieth century, the turning point was when the FDA approved “the pill” in 1960. The pill was a pivotal invention because it made birth control more accessible and applicable; rather than using difficult processes to prevent child-bearing, women could take…

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    Introduction The discovery of birth control has dramatically changed the lives of women across the world. In past generations, it was common for women to become pregnant at a very young age. Today, more and more are choosing to have kids later in life once they have established their careers or are ready to “settle down”. One main reason for this shift in behavior is birth control because it provides women the choice of preventing pregnancy until they decide otherwise. Despite the fact that it…

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    Essay On Birth Control

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    Birth control Such a sensitive subject to discuss with adults and teenagers. Many adults refuse to even talk about if for fear their child may think it is a gate way to have sex with anyone they choose and without protection. Birth control has helped many women throughout history. Not only for safe sex but for terrible cramps, acne and to make your cycle regular. But a man named Joel Connelly who is a staff writer for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer propsed a compromise in the state of…

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    Hormonal Birth Control

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    The first hormonal birth control pill, Enovid, was approved by the Federal Drug Administration in 1690. Hormonal contraceptives work by combining estrogen, the female sexual hormone, and progestin, a derivative of progesterone that prevents ovulation, together to inhibit ovulation and create an inhabitable cervical environment for both sperm and embryos. Therefore, oral contraceptives effectively block the fertility cycle by not allowing sperm to meet an egg or implantation of a fertilized…

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    Birth Control Methods

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    preventing a pregnancy but there are many ways you can prevent having an unwanted pregnancy through birth control. Birth Control is for the people who are not prepared to have children either because of financial issues, age, emotionally unstable etc. These methods can also come with risks, side effects like gaining weight, irregular menstrual periods, nausea, vaginal bleeding, blood clots and more. Some of the methods can fail if they are not used correctly. People should be very careful on…

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    America’s New Health care System: Control on Contraceptives In light of the Trump Administration’s mandate to cut access to birth control coverage, a nation of women, who are of reproductive age, are fighting back. There are 22 variations of contraceptives, including the most common being the pill, injectable, male condom, sterilization, nexplanon, and intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD). These contraceptives provide benefits far beyond pregnancy prevention for women of all ages yet as a…

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    Ervin Colston Anthony Daniels English 120 April 29, 2016 The Importance of Birth Control [1] Since the time ancient man began participating in sexual intercourse, forms of birth control have existed for the prime purpose of preventing the conception of children. The earliest forms of birth control had varying results of effectiveness. Some birth control methods were toxic, some forms of birth control dealt with abortion and infanticide, while other simply did not work [2]. In the present,…

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    religions, birth control, and access to it, is still a hot-button topic. Extensive research has been conducted studying the effects of birth control across many fields, and the results all seem to agree. Recent research seems to have shown that access to affordable birth control is directly tied to positive effects for the individual, the child, and the economy as a whole. Access to affordable birth control has many benefits for the individual in question.…

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