Browsing All posts tagged under »Griswold v. Connecticut«

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

June 7, 2012

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Huffington Post, June 7, 2012 by Cristina Page Today is the 47th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling, Griswold v Connecticut, which granted married people the right to use contraception — it’s worth doing the math: it wasn’t until 1965 that the U.S. government permitted married couples to use contraception. (The court would not grant […]

Contraception Can Change the World – And It Has

June 7, 2012

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Care2.com, June 6, 2012 by Piper Hoffman On this anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, protecting married couples’ rights to use contraception, I give thanks to those Justices who decided the case, to Margaret Sanger (founder of Planned Parenthood), to scientists and doctors and pharmacists and everyone else who has ever […]

How the “Mad Men” Method of Birth Control Ended

June 7, 2012

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Blog for Choice, June 7, 2012 by Lissy Moskowitz Lissy Moskowitz is the deputy director of policy at NARAL Pro-Choice America. Today, we commemorate the 47th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut, the monumental 1965 Supreme Court case that recognized Americans’ right to use birth control. The Griswold decision recognized a key aspect of the right […]

Whose personhood?

April 9, 2012

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Duke Chronicle, April 9, 2012 by Joline Doedens As a self-proclaimed theory nerd, I have spent the majority of my Duke career trying to answer what may seem like superfluous questions. What is epistemology? Phenomenology? Post-structuralism? All of these lead to the ultimate question: What is a person? Needless to say, I never anticipated that […]

The GOP War On Women Demands A New Women’s Rights Agenda for America

March 19, 2012

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The New Civil Rights Movement, March 19, 2012 by Tanya Domi “Feminism” with a capital “F” is making a roaring comeback, thanks to the Republican War On Women: misogyny on steroids. It’s time we demand a new women’s rights agenda. As a young girl growing up in basketball-crazed Indiana, I used to go to bed […]