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Griswold v Connecticut

Hobby-Nobbing: Company Men and Republicans Attack Privacy This Election

Hans Johnson | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Less than a century ago, in 1920, Tennessee lawmakers ratified the 19th Amendment that allowed American women the right to vote in federal elections. The current drive by Republicans and corporate allies to uproot safeguards for privacy and women's rights undermines that legacy.

The War on Women Is Political

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Basically, women's reproductive freedoms challenge male domination economically, socially, and religiously, and therefore, what can be more political?

Steve King Says 1965 Court Decision On Contraception 'Written On Weak Grounds'

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The landmark 1965 Supreme Court decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, which prevents states from criminalizing contraception, was "writte...

The War on Contraception: It's Time to Take Sides

Cristina Page | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics
Cristina Page

This election year, we will decide, in dramatic fashion, the degree of access Americans, particularly the most vulnerable, will have to family planning.

Griswold, Privacy, and the Right of Women to Religious Liberty

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

If women's right to use contraception is to mean anything at all -- if their individual right to make their own health decisions based on their own religious and ethical beliefs is to be a reality -- those rights must be protected by law from the interference of their employers.

"The War On Women": A Teen's Perspective

Laela Zaidi | Posted 06.04.2012 | Teen
Laela Zaidi

As a female member of a younger generation, it is not only discouraging, but frightening, to see what's happening across the nation. I hope to grow up in a society that recognizes and upholds the reproductive rights of women.

How Mitt Romney Threatens Women's (and Men's) Legal Right to Birth Control and Privacy in the Bedroom

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

If the next president is a Republican who gets to replace the ailing Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a judicial conservative, the right to privacy could be a thing of the past and states could enact laws which would pass Constitutional muster restricting access to birth control.