Op-Ed: We must do better for gender-based violence victims

April 12, 2019

"Sexual violence, domestic violence and human trafficking impact thousands of Connecticut residents each year. And yet, many of our state laws remain antiquated, while other protections are simply non-existent. Culturally, we have come far in our understanding of gender-based violence, but our policies must keep pace.

The Judiciary Committee is considering several pieces of legislation. While I support these bills, as with most legislation there is room for improvement. We must pass laws that offer true and comprehensive protection for survivors of gender-based violence."

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