||Goodyear begins to mass produce condoms made out of vulcanized rubber.
||Comstock law banned dissemination of birth control information and
||Margaret Sanger opened first birth control clinic.
||Diaphragms are manufactured in the US.
||The ban on mailing contraceptives and advertisements intended for
the prevention of diseases was lifted.
||The American MEdical Association officially recognizes birth control
as an integral part of medical practice and education.
||The FDA approves oral contraceptives and the IUD for use in the US.
Kennedy defines population growth as a "staggering problem" and formally
endorses research aimed at making more contraceptive
methods available worldwide.
of Economic Opportunity funds the first federal family planning
grants as part of the War on Poverty initiative; the
Supreme Court strikes down a state law that prohibits the used
of contraceptives by married couples.
of the War on Poverty, President Johnson names family planning
one of four critical health problems in the nation needing special
attention. Reverend Martin Luther King advocated to family planning
services for all Americans regardless of income or race.
||Congress enacted legislation requiring states to provide family planning
services to public health clinics and women on welfare.
||President Nixon calls for increased federal support for domestic
family planning services and appoints the Commission on Population
Growth and the American Future to report on US population issues.
X of the Public Health Service Act is enacted under the Mixon administration.
vs. Eisenstadt" grants contraceptive rights to unmarried people.
Medicaid is amended to require coverage for family planning
||The Supreme Court strikes down state laws that prohibit abortion
and upholds a woman's right to choose abortion.
||Central Nebraska Family Planning Established.
||Congress amends the Title X statute to emphasize the importance of
||The Carter administration issues regulations established the sliding
fee scale for Title X services.
||The first case of AIDS is reported.
administration issues the "squeal rule," and regulations requiring
Title X supported clinics to notify parents before
dispensing contraceptives to minors; Title X funding is cut by
||The "squeal rule" is struck down in several court cases. US family
planning services serve 5 million people.
determined to cause AIDS.
||The Reagan administration proposes that "gag rule" regulations prohibiting
Title X supported clinics from discussing abortion with women
facing unintended pregnancies and requiring clinics to maintain
a "wall of separation" between planning and abortion services.
||FDA approves first cervical cap for use in the US.
||Norplant, the first implanted contraceptive introduced.
||The Supreme Court finds the "gag rule" Constitutional (Rust v. Sullivan)
||The FDA approves the contraceptive injectable for use in the US Depo-Provera.
||President Clinton suspends the "gag rule" during his initial days
in office; the FDA approves the female condom for use in the
Health Services of Central Nebraska formerly Central Nebraska Family
||For the first time, the FDA approves a product marketed as an emergency
||Maryland becomes the first state to mandate comprehensive contraceptive
coverage in private insurance plans; Congress requires insurance
coverage of contraceptives for federal employees.
||The Center for Disease Control and Prevention cites family planning
as one of the top public health achievements of the century.
||Mirena IUD available.
||Ortho Evra available; NuvaRing will be available later this year.
||Male Contraceptives and microbicides in development.
Health Center, formerly Women's Health Services of Central Nebraska.
review of Title X confirms program serves unique and valuable
purpose, is cost-effective, and effectively managed.
||Plan B became available without prescription. Implanon approved
||Gardasil approved. Lybrel approved.
CHC Kearney moved to new location.
||CHC opened 2nd site in Grand Island. Study conducted over 40
years found women on the Pill live longer. Cycle Beads become available.