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Griswold v. Connecticut and the Evolution of Personal Privacy Rights. What’s Next?

Outside the Supreme Court as Griswold was being decided.

A landmark decision about contraception likely paved the way for the legal acceptance of same-sex marriage.

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A Comstock Speaks: Why I Support Planned Parenthood

I support Planned Parenthood for the same reasons millions of other people do, but I have another, more unique, reason for supporting Planned Parenthood. I have a remote connection to its origin: Anthony Comstock was a distant relative of mine.

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VIDEO: Palin and Biden on Roe, Church and State

Far-right social conservatives are cheering what Sarah Palin will bring to the White House as a triumph of their religious ideology and what it means for the future of the United States government, especially on Roe v. Wade.  Joe Biden and Sarah Palin interviewed by Katie Couric.

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Obama Plays Offense Asserting Pro-Education, Pro-Prevention, Pro-Choice Values

Sen. Barack Obama is shedding ghosts of Democrats past and standing up for pro-education, pro-prevention and pro-choice values in an election that is starting to help voters realize there is more to the issue than abortion alone.

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Wake Up! Conservatives Initiate Battle in War on Contraception

The “War on Contraception” has officially begun with the draft regulations proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Barriers to Birth Control Remain 43 Years After Griswold

It’s time to base our nation’s family planning policy on the broad consensus Americans have developed in support of access to contraception. Our government’s hostility to birth control must end before another Griswold anniversary comes and goes.

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Coming Soon to a Bedroom Near You

Buoyed by their success in rolling back abortion rights, anti-choice groups seek nothing less than a complete American lifestyle makeover: sex can’t ever exclude the possibility of procreation.

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Does John McCain Want to Criminalize Contraception?

Is contraception under attack? McCain’s secret language, a new anti-choice campaign and a terrifying ballot initiative all point towards yes.

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