Media Alert: Pass SB972 to Eradicate Law that Marginalizes Women and is Unjust to All

April 15, 2019


WHAT: Press conference sponsored by the Connecticut chapter of the National Organization for Women in partnership with Access Connecticut Now, State Senator Steve Cassano and State Representative Cristin McCarthy Vahey. 

WHY: Connecticut NOW and more than 15 partner organizations have joined forces to urge the Connecticut General Assembly to pass SB 972, An Act Concerning Access to Original Birth Records By Adult Adopted Persons as a way to eradicate a misguided law put in place in the 1970s to “protect” Connecticut women, but instead is no more than a thinly veiled effort to silence and marginalize them.

WHEN: 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 16

WHERE: Room 1B of the Legislative Office Building, Hartford

For more information, please contact:

Cindy Wolfe Boynton – 203-214-7554 or
President, National Organization for Women, Connecticut Chapter

Karen Caffrey – 860-306-0900 or
President, Access Connecticut Now

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