BTL:GOP Doubles Down on War Against Women's Access to Contraception
GOP Doubles Down on War Against Women's Access to Contraception
Interview with Judy Tabar, the long-time president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England , conducted by Melinda Tuhus
In 1965, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Griswold v. Connecticut that married couples have the right to use birth control. In fact, at that time Connecticut was one of the last states to bar access to birth control based on the 19th century moral police empowered under the Comstock Law. In 1972, in Eisenstadt v. Baird that right was extended to unmarried individuals as well.