Both of these proposals present an opportunity for Connecticut to stand up for equality and freedom by preserving contraceptive access without out of pocket costs. Contraception offers women the tools to decide whether and when to become parents, which is critical to equal participation in society. Without access to contraception, a woman’s ability to complete an education, to advance her career, to care for her children, or to pursue her dreams may be significantly compromised.

Status

Lost: bill did not pass

Session

2017

Bill number

586 and 494

Position

Support

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