To the Editor:

American colonists fought, sacrificed, and died to establish and preserve the freedoms now guaranteed to us by the Constitution of the United States. The right to privacy has come to the public’s attention through various controversial Supreme Court rulings.

Privacy is not specifically mentioned in the Constitution, but over the years the Supreme Court has made decisions that have established that the right to privacy is a basic human right and as such is protected by virtue of the 9th Amendment.  Study the Constitution, know your rights, and know what it says and does not say.  This information was provided by the Anna Maria Pittman Chapter in Keizer, Oregon, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

Ruby Pant