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1936 American Medical Association drops its opposition to birth control. Federal courts begin to challenge the Comstock laws pertaining to contraception.

1847 The American Medical Association is founded and immediately wages a campaign against midwives, contraception and abortion in state legislatures in the interest of dominating women’s health care and populating the west with non-immigrants. Very few women were admitted to medical schools.

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Chemist, medical doctor and NASA astronaut, Anna Lee Fisher became the first mother in space when she embarked on mission STS-51A on the space shuttle Discovery.