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Connecticut Capital Punishment

Laura Bassett

Connecticut Repeals Death Penalty

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) signed a bill into law on Wednesday that repeals the death penalty, making Connecticut the 17th state to do so. The...

Connecticut Legislature Approves Death Penalty Repeal

AP | SHANNON YOUNG | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — The vote to repeal Connecticut's death penalty brought a moment of triumph for Elizabeth Brancato, a lifelong opponent of capi...

State Legislature Votes To Repeal Death Penalty

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut legislature has voted to repeal the state's death penalty, and the Democratic governor is expected to sign it ...