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Governors’ Threats to Exclude Syrian Refugees Are Not Only Fear Mongering — They’re Unconstitutional
In response to the horrific events in Paris, 31 governors have announced that they oppose — and in some cases will refuse — the resettlement of Syrian refugees to their states.
What Is It Called When Bosses Use Their Religious Beliefs to Block Employees’ Insurance Coverage for Contraception?
On Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear several challenges to the federal law that requires health plans to cover contraception.
Statement from the ACLU of Connecticut on Reforming the Bail System and Extending Juvenile Jurisdiction
Once locked up people lose their jobs, homes and sometimes even their families. We’ve seen better models in other states and cities that promote public safety, save money and avoid many of the negative impacts that the current bail system has on individuals and communities.
Detention is one of the cruelest aspects of our broken immigration system.
The ACLU of Connecticut applauds the leadership that many of our elected officials have displayed by bucking the anti-refugee, fear-mongering, Islamophobic demagoguery of many other states’ governors.
The following statements were issue after Connecticut’s Governor urged the state to consider becoming the first in the nation to raise the age of juvenile jurisdiction through 20-years-old.
Connecticut could become the first state in the nation to raise the age of jurisdiction for the juvenile justice system through 20-years-old.