In Griswold v. Connecticut (1965), the Supreme Court ruled that a state's ban on the use of contraceptives violated the right to marital privacy. The case concerned a Connecticut law that criminalized the encouragement or use of birth control. The 1879 law provided that "any person who uses any drug, medicinal article or instrument for the purposes of preventing conception shall be fined not less than forty dollars or imprisoned not less than sixty days."
Griswold, Voluntown veterans recognized in medal ceremony - Two dozen Eastern Connecticut veterans were honored for their service overseas when they were awarded the Connecticut Wartime Service Medal during a ceremony Thursday at the Jewett City Veterans of Foreign Wars post. Read more: http://www.norwichbulletin.com/article/20160915/news/160919616 #CT #JewettCityCT #Connecticut #Award #Medal #Veterans #VFW #Vets #WartimeService