From the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Griswold v. Connecticut, which struck down a state law banning contraceptives, to our cases to overturn the state's discriminatory ban on the use of state funds to provide abortion care for low-income people, to our case to pave the way for the first woman firefighter in New Haven, to our case to uphold the rights of a pregnant police officer denied the right to reasonable accommodations at work, to our lawsuit to require Quinnipiac University to provide equal athletic opportunities for women, the ACLU of Connecticut has a long history of fighting for reproductive freedom. 

This piece is part of a series of stories from the 2019 Civil Liberties Update, the ACLU of Connecticut's newsletter. You can read the full newsletter here