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Legal Wrap: 49 Years After Griswold, Legal Contraception Still Up for Debate

The 49th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut shows how little progress we've made in the fight for reproductive autonomy.

The 49th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut shows how little progress we’ve made in the fight for reproductive autonomy.

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49 Years After Griswold: A Splintering Legacy

The Supreme Court's historic Griswold v. Connecticut decision may have legalized contraception use between married couples, but with the Hobby Lobby case, the Roberts Court is poised to take us one giant step backward.

The Supreme Court’s historic Griswold v. Connecticut decision may have legalized contraception use between married couples, but with the Hobby Lobby case, the Roberts Court is poised to take us one giant step backward.

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Contraception for All: The Promise of the Griswold Decision Is on the Verge of Fulfillment

07 Jun 1965, New Haven, Connecticut, USA --- Mrs. Estelle Griswold (L), medical advisor and Executive director of the Planned Parenthood Clinic in New Haven, and Mrs. Ernest Jahncke, President of Parenthood League of Connecticut, INC., flash a victory sign as a result of the court's decision that the birth control law is unconstitutional.

Contraception is controversial only in politics. As we celebrate the anniversary of Griswold, we must fulfill its promise and ensure contraceptive access for all.

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As Cries of “Religious Freedom” Grow Louder, It Is Clear Anti-Choicers Are Targeting Contraception

This past weekend demonstrates that the anti-choice movement, which used to hide its anti-contraception tendencies, has become more relaxed and is giving more space to activists to make arguments about the evils of preventing pregnancy.

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On The 47th Anniversary of Griswold, We’re Still Battling For Birth Control

Happy anniversary, Griswold v. Connecticut! It’s a shame we have to fight this all over again.

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Litigation Seeks to Turn Back the Clock on Contraception: Women’s Advances Due to Birth Control Are at Risk

On the anniversary of a crucial Supreme Court ruling on contraception, a woman’s right to use birth control is once again under attack.

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Vulnerable Women and Contraception: Obama Turns Clock Back Nearly 100 Years

A critique of reproductive politics written in the 1970s about events in the ‘20s and ‘30s is remarkably relevant to today’s leading reproductive controversy: the Obama Administration’s overruling of the FDA decision to allow over-the-counter status of Plan B emergency contraception for young women under the age of seventeen.

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A Stealth Attack on Privacy

Anti-choicers who petulantly claim that there’s no right to privacy in the Constitution are attacking many more decisions than Roe.

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Rights, Inalienable and Otherwise

Should popular majorities make decisions on fundamental rights like privacy?

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