Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court met with hope and dread in Connecticut

Hartford Courant | As the mother of a transgender teen, Edith Barrett of Hartford watched Amy Coney Barrett’s ascension to the U.S. Supreme Court with rising apprehension.

“There’s a great fear that we’ll go back to a time that was horrible for LGBT people, when people could be fired from their job because they married someone of the same gender,” said Edith Barrett, a former board member of PFLAG’s Hartford chapter (and no relation to the new justice.)

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Do You Have a Gun in Your House?

Gays Against Guns Show | Ti Cersley discusses gun laws in Connecticut with Jeremy Stein, Executive Director of CT Against Gun Violence and conversation starters with gun owners.

In Memoriam for Aerrion Burnett.

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Ice The Beef Equips Fair Haveners For School

New Haven Independent | Mother of ten Rameinak Armour-White picked up brand new book bags filled with supplies with six of her youngest kids, who are eager to head back to school safely after the large household struggled to concentrate on remote classes in the Spring.

Ice the Beef’s Latino Caucus distributed 430 book bags at the back-to-school giveaway, its debut event, on Friday outside of Christopher Columbus Family Academy.

Families like Armour-White’s were offered kids backpacks filled with school supplies, Covid testing, musical performances, and voter and census registration.

To see the article in the New Haven Independent, click here.