H.Res.311 - Recognizing the importance of the decision of the Supreme Court, Griswold v. Connecticut, which 40 years ago held that married couples have a constitutional right to use contraceptives, thereby recognizing the legal right of women to control their fertility through birth control and providing for vast improvements in maternal and infant health and for significant reductions in the rate of unintended pregnancy, and for other purposes.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 06/09/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/01/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.311 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/09/2005)
Recognizes the importance of the Supreme Court decision in Griswold v. Connecticut, which held that married couples have a constitutional right to use contraceptives.
Calls for Congress to take steps to ensure that all women have universal access to affordable contraception.