Sex and the constitution : sex, religion, and law from America's origins to the twenty-first century / Geoffrey R. Stone.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2017. Edition: First editionDescription: xxxii, 668 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmISBN: 9780871404695; 0871404699Subject(s): Sex and law -- United States -- History | Sexual rights -- United States -- History | Sex -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityDDC classification: 345.7302/53 LOC classification: KF9325 | .S76 2017
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The ancient world : the triumph of Augustine -- The power of revealed truth -- England, the enlightenment, and "the age of eros" -- From puritanism to the pursuit of happiness -- The world of the framers : a Christian nation? -- "The fundamental maxims of free government" -- The second great awakening -- "Tending to corrupt the public morals" : the meaning of obscenity -- Contraception and abortion : from the founding to the 1950s -- "Strange freaks of nature" -- Coming out -- Obscenity and the First Amendment : "a corrupting and debasing" influence -- The end of obscenity? -- Sex and speech in the Twenty-First century -- The constitution and the contraception -- The road to Roe -- Roe and beyond -- "The gay moment" -- A right to "retain their dignity" -- Same-sex marriage and the constitution.