The ACLU of Connecticut envisions a thriving, safe society for all people. We cannot jail our way into a lower gun violence rate or real public safety. Real public safety requires investing in programs and services that make us safe, not violent systems like incarceration and policing.
HB 5824, An Act Reforming the Bail System, and HJR 261, Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the State Constitution to Revise Requirements Relating to the Offering of Bail or Pretrial Release to Persons Accused of a Crime
HB 5824 and HJR 261