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Griswold v. Connecticut

Griswold v. Connecticut - Question Does the Constitution...

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Andrew Golden Mr. Miller Am. Government Nov. 23, 2007 Griswold v. Connecticut Facts : Griswold, the executive Director of the Planned Parenthood League of Connecticut, and the Medical Director for the League gave information, instruction, and other medical advice to married couples dealing with birth control. They were both convicted under Connecticut law that penalized people for counseling, and providing other medical treatment, to married people for purposes of preventing conception.
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Unformatted text preview: Question : Does the Constitution protect the right of marital privacy against state restrictions on a couple’s ability to be counseled in the use of contraceptives? Conclusion : The first, third, fourth, and ninth amendments, together, create the right to privacy in marital relations. The Connecticut statute conflicts with the exercise of this right and is therefore null and void....
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