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Abstract

This article is about the history of Puerto Rico and the creation of the oral contraceptive pill. A history of the events leading up to the testing of the pill in the United States colony of Puerto Rico. The article talks about the many human rights violations scientists have imposed on this entire group of people. Dr. Ashford, Dr. Rhoads, and Gregory Pincus are depicted throughout the paper, showing the chronological order of how the pill came to be.

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