Connecticut had a hand in one of Americas' first abortion laws.The earliest anti-abortion laws were intended to protect women from untrained abortionists.Connecticut does not have any of the major types of abortion restrictions—such as waiting periods, mandated parental involvement or limitations on publicly funded abortions—often found in other states. Wade legalized abortion at the federal level, ruling that a woman's access to abortion is a matter of privacy, states are free to set numerous restrictions and regulations.
In the wake of two recent murder-suicides in the state, domestic violence advocates are hoping that recent changes to Connecticut's domestic violence laws will help prevent any more deaths.
Last Saturday, Saudina Mehovic of Southington, was killed by her ex-husband Nurija Mehovic, who then shot himself.
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