Why Griswold v. Connecticut and Roe v. Wade are similar
Sentences that refer to both
- First, the Court stated that its decision in Bowers went against its statements in cases involving child-rearing (Pierce v. Society of Sisters and Meyer v. Nebraska), contraception (Griswold v. Connecticut and Eisenstadt v. Baird, and abortion (Roe v. Wade) that the Constitution protects a right to privacy and personal autonomy.
- It has become considered one of the Court's "liberal" decisions alongside decisions such as its sequel, Abington School District v. Schempp, Griswold v. Connecticut, Miranda v. Arizona and its sequel, in re Gault, Eisenstadt v. Baird, Roe v. Wade, Miller v. California and Mapp v. Ohio, and has been criticized for its broadness in holding that a showing of coercion is not required to demonstrate an Establishment Clause violation.
- In reaching this holding, the Court noted that Lawrence relied on Griswold v. Connecticut, Eisenstadt v. Baird, Roe v. Wade, Carey v. Population Services International, and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey.
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