06/08/17

Nine Ways Connecticut Could Become More Equal, Just, and Free in 2017

The ACLU of Connecticut spoke out for justice, equality, and liberty¬†during the 2017 legislative session–and so did our supporters.¬†On June 7, 2017, the Connecticut General Assembly finished its regular legislative session. By that time, ten bills to advance justice, equality, and liberty had passed out of the legislature. Governor Malloy has already signed one (to protect LGBT youth from conversion therapy) into law—the rest await action from the Governor.

Read more about the ACLU of Connecticut’s efforts to reform solitary confinement and civil asset forfeiture in 2017. Read our statements commending the passage of bail reform, solitary confinement reform, and civil asset forfeiture reform. Read our 2017 legislative testimony regarding these bills and more.