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Griswold V. Connecticut (1965)

The U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court struck down a law that prohibited married couples from using birth control. In so doing, the Court affirmed that the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees a right to privacy, even though it does not explicitly say so.

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