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'The pill seems to be the medically miraculous answer to the fear of an unwanted baby' (PA)

And this confusion is rooted in the arrival of the Pill in the early 1960s

In 1963 the Fab Four were packaged for their triumphant US tour a year later (PA)

The 1960s are remembered for very little, apart from separating sex from babies

The opening Mass for the US bishops' Fortnight for Freedom at a basilica in Baltimore (CNS photo)

Pregnancy is not a disease, and the pill should not be a part of any health insurance policy

An NHS trust has suggested that pharmacists should be able to give the contraceptive pill to teenagers without their parents' consent (PA photo)

Giving girls as young as 13 the contraceptive Pill without their parents’ knowledge is yet another hugely misguided policy. Time for a change of approach?

An NHS report has concluded that the availability of the pill over-the-counter reduces the demand for emergency contraception