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. Making it more difficult for people to bail out of jail as they await trial does not address the root causes of violence. Instead, the General Assembly should support alternate methods to reduce gun violence that does not implicate the criminal legal system.
HB 6834, An Act Concerning Serious Firearms Offenses by Repeat Offenders