9th Amendment

By Khasim Mohamed

Why did they make the Ninth Amendment?

During writing the Constitution they needed an amendment to protect the rights that were included but not specified, so that is why they made the Ninth Amendment.
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Full Ninth Amendment

The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

What I think the Ninth Amendment means?

I think that, The rights that aren't numerated or specified are protected by this amendment

Did this amendment get challenged by a Supreme Court case? If so, why did it happen?

Yes, in 1965 (Grisworld v. Connecticut), The Supreme Court ruled that a state's ban on the use of contraceptives violated the right to martial privacy.
Estelle Griswold, the executive director of Planned Parenthood League of Connecticut, and Dr. C. Lee Buxton, doctor and professor at Yale Medical School, were arrested and found guilty as accessories to providing illegal contraception. They were fined $100 each. Griswold and Buxton appealed to the Supreme Court of Errors of Connecticut, claiming that the law violated the Fourteenth and Ninth Amendment
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