GOVERNOR MALLOY ON BILL GRANTING GENDER IDENTITY PROTECTIONS UNDER LAW: RIGHT THING TO DO
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement, heralding final passage of a bill granting protections from gender identity discrimination under Connecticut law.
“This bill is another step forward in the fight for equal rights for all of Connecticut’s citizens, and it’s the right thing to do. It’s difficult enough for people who are grappling with the issue of their gender identity, and discrimination against them has no place in our society. Connecticut has lead the way in other civil rights issues and I’m proud to be able to support and sign this bill.”