Letters to the Editor

Letter: Contraception politics

Regarding Riley Rogerson’s article, “Alaska’s U.S. senators noncommittal on House contraception bill,” ADN, July 24, the story reported that Sen. Lisa Murkowski is undecided as to whether she will support the Right to Contraception Act and would prefer to work on a bipartisan bill protecting the right to contraception, “as outlined in Supreme Court ruling in Griswold v. Connecticut.”  

The 1965 Griswold case established a right to contraception for married people only. That is an extremely regressive position that would have been unimaginable a few short months ago. If you believe that unmarried people should also have legal access to contraception, please vote accordingly and make your voices heard.

— Nicole Stucki

Anchorage

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