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Eisenstadt v. Baird

In 1972 the US Supreme Court decides that laws criminalizing the distribution of contraception to unmarried people are unconstitutional.
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Griswold v. Connecticut

In 1965 the US Supreme Court finds that laws prohibiting the distribution of contraception to married people violates people's rights to privacy.
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Gonzales v. Carhart

Gonzales v. Carhart was decided by the US Supreme Court in 2007 and represents the first time that the US Supreme Court has allowed a state law criminalizing an abortion procedure. (Click here for sexinthepublicsquare.wordpress.com posts discussing the case.)
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Roe v. Wade

Roe v. Wade was decided by the US Supreme Court in 1973 and declared unconstitutional state laws that criminalized abortion before fetal viability.
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Loving v. Virginia

Loving v. Virginia was decided by the US Supreme Court in 1967, and it declared unconstitutional state laws making interracial marriage illegal.
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