The 9th Amendment

Alejandro Ibarra

How the amendment is written in the Constitution

The enumeration in the constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
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Historial Background of the 9th Amendment

The Ninth Amendment was one of the most controversial amendments in the bill of rights. James Madison and Alexander Hamilton presented a draft of the amendment to the house of representatives in 1789. It was ratified on December 15, 1791.
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The 9th Amendments in simpler words

Just because their is a Bill of Rights doesn't mean they are your only rights. No right can be taken away from people by the government.
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Griswold v Connecticut- 1965

A couple was arrested, tried, and convicted of offering services to prevent conception, and fined. The 1965 U.S. Supreme Court case of Griswold v Connecticut, 381 U.S. 479 challenged Connecticut’s 1879 law prohibiting the use of “any drug, medicinal article, or instrument for the purpose of preventing conception.”

The US supreme court ruled that the Connecticut law was unconstitutional because it violated the right to martial privacy. Even though martial privacy is not a right stated in the Bill of Rights, it is aright that is interpreted in the ninth amendment

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