Birth control came around the same time that autism was diagnosed at around 1 in 10,000 and now, with widespread birth control use, the number of autism cases has skyrocketed. Is there a connection? I certainly think so--and it's in every flush that goes through the water system, so everyone gets it in combination with all the hormones in our food.
Oral contraceptives are a huge money maker for the pharmaceutical industry, and a huge political football for this president. I doubt we will ever see large government grants to study the relationship.