Happy Birthday To Your Right To Birth Control

It's been been 45 years today since Griswold v. Connecticut, in which the U.S. Supreme Court saw in the Constitution a protected right to privacy — in that case, the right of married couples to use birth control. » 6/07/11 6:00pm 6/07/11 6:00pm

Rhythm Nation

This complicated pre-Griswold v. Connecticut device, the Rhythmeter, would have certainly resulted in my pregnancy. It was patented by John Rock, who was also the first scientist to see a fertilized human egg. [BoingBoing] » 5/05/09 9:40am 5/05/09 9:40am

Kristi Burton Is Not Exactly Beloved By The Anti-Abortion Movement

Kristi Burton is a 21-year-old law student and a passionate crusader against women's reproductive rights. Burton spearheaded an initiative — started last year » 11/03/08 12:00pm 11/03/08 12:00pm — to get fertilized eggs recognized as people for the purpose of giving them their inalienable rights under Colorado's constitution. That initiative is now…