The Law: New Privacy Problems

The right of married couples to use contraceptive devices, the right to have any sort of pornography in one's own home, the right to protection against telephone tapping, the right of a woman to an abortion. Slowly, over the past decade, the Supreme Court has approved all those items in the ever-lengthening catalogue that makes up the constitutional right to privacy. Although it is not written into the specific language of the Constitution, the right was found by the Justices among the "emanations" from amendments concerning free association, free speech, self-incrimination and unreasonable...

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