Connecticut Catholic
Public Affairs
           Representing the Archdiocese of Hartford,
         Diocese of Bridgeport, Diocese of Norwich
         and the Ukrainian Diocese of Stamford
       134 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105      860-524-7882


                     The 2014 Session of the Connecticut General Assembly began on February 5th and adjourns on May 7th.

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Physician-Assisted Suicide Legislation Dies in Public Health Committee
Deadline Passes without a Vote on House Bill 5326
The Connecticut Catholic Public Affairs Conference would like to thank all of those who helped defeat this legislation. Thousands of people called or emailed the members of the Public Health Committee, and signed our petition. Your voices were heard.
Unfortunately, those supporting this legislation have promised to attempt to have it passed in the 2015 session of the General Assembly. Should this occur, the Conference will once again be calling on your support.  

WASHINGTON (Dec. 31)—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of  the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has asked President Obama to temporarily exempt religious institutions from crippling fines if their insurance plans exclude sterilization, abortion-inducing drugs and contraceptives. Read full letter here.

Read more on the issue and contact your U.S. Senator and Representative.