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Reproductive Justice Helped Deliver Supreme Court’s Historic Marriage Decision


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Reproductive Justice Helped Deliver Supreme Court’s Historic Marriage Decision

Rea Carey

Last month’s historic Supreme Court ruling was a decisive win for the LGBTQ community — but we also have our friends in the reproductive rights community to thank for the decision.

The legal foundation for the decision — the right to privacy articulated in the landmark case Griswold v. Connecticut, which held that a Connecticut law that prohibited the sale of birth control to married couples was unconstitutional — comes from decades of advocacy from the reproductive rights and justice movement.