ACLU of Connecticut

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A committee of Connecticut lawmakers passed resolutions last week that would allow voters to decide if they want early voting and no-excuse absentee ballots. Now, President Joe Biden has signed an executive order expanding access to voting rights.

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Fair housing advocates in Connecticut want lawmakers to declare housing a right for all residents of the state.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

A civil rights group based in Hartford, Connecticut, says it's suing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development over recent rollbacks to protections against racial segregation.

Criminal Justice During Protest & Pandemic

Aug 7, 2020
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When people live through extraordinary times, they’re challenged to rethink the social structures and systems that they once accepted as normal.   

Criminal justice is one system that has been fiercely called into question. 

The death of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, and COVID-19 have many taking a closer look at how the justice system functions in our country.   

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Some shoreline cities and towns in Connecticut are reviving a controversial practice by restricting beach access to residents only on weekends in response to COVD-19.