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May 09, 2013 8:35 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

It’s the 53th anniversary of the FDA’s approval of the first commercially-produced birth control pill. So here’s Loretta Lynn performing “One’s On the Way/The Pill;” not sure the exact date, but it would have been during the George H.W. Bush administration.

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.

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