Civil disobedience has been making news lately, thanks to Kim Davis, the county clerk from Kentucky recently jailed after denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
September 17, 2015
July 8, 2015
Several new laws took effect this month, including one that cracks down on driving under the influence and others that expand the hours of operation for liquor stores and allow for the sale of beer at farmers’ markets.
June 30, 2015
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, leaders of the Connecticut NAACP, and the Hartford Police Department, stood on the steps of Hartford’s oldest church Tuesday to call on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearings and investigate domestic hate groups and hate crimes.
June 6, 2015
HARTFORD — Challenged by a local pastor who called him a charlatan, the Rev. Al Sharpton calmly pulled $1,000 out of his jacket pocket and suggested it be used to help build a memorial for victims of violence.
May 8, 2015
There are a handful of hot-button issues that never fail to arouse the ire of the masses in the letters to the editor sections and in the Internet comment threads: Race, abortion, guns, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama come to mind. Now I can add one more to that list: religious freedom.
April 4, 2015
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Saturday that he would lift the state-funded travel ban to Indiana following passage of an amendment to that state’s religious freedom act.
March 30, 2015
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy banned state-funded travel to Indiana over its passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which allows businesses in that state to cite religious beliefs as a legal defense.
September 4, 2014
Republican Tom Foley is pro-choice, but he still received the first-ever gubernatorial endorsement from the Family Institute of Connecticut Action Committee.
October 29, 2013
He joked that he didn’t campaign for the position, but Toledo Bishop Leonard P. Blair said he happened to be in Rome when he learned he was being named Archbishop of Hartford and was able to thank Pope Francis in person.