Organizations/VIPs/Other Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Founder, Pro Choice League and Co-Director with his wife Joni Baird
Recipient, Brown University's chapter of the ACLU, award for his work on behalf of abortion rights, 1998
His Supreme Court case Baird v. Eisenstadt legalized birth control for single people and was cited 6 times in Roe V. Wade, 1972
Arrested and threatened with jail time for "corrupting the mind of people under 18" after he showed a diaphragm in public at a lecture at which a 14 month old child was present. Was successfully defended by the ACLU, 1971
Arrested in Massachussetts and convicted of a felony for showing a diaphragm and for giving one condom and a contraceptive foam to an unmarried minor female student at a lecture about the benefits of abortion and birth control to 2,500 students at Boston University, 1967
Established Nation's First Abortion Referral Center, 1964