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On this day in history – Feb. 20, 1985 – Ireland allows sale of contraceptives

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 2:28 pm

Feb 20 THIS DAY IN HISTORY 1985 Ireland allows sale of contraceptives In a highly controversial vote on February 20, 1985, the Irish government defies the powerful Catholic Church and approves the sale of contraceptives. Up until 1979, Irish law prohibited the importation and sale of contraceptives. In...
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