Bridgeport councilman calls for harsher youth curfew

Bridgeport residents had the chance to speak out tonight about a possible plan to enforce the city's controversial youth curfew.City Councilman Warren Blunt wants all

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport residents had the chance to speak out tonight about a possible plan to enforce the city's controversial youth curfew.

City Councilman Warren Blunt wants all children under 17 to be indoors by 11:00 p.m.

However, the American Civil Liberties Union slammed the idea in a letter to the City Council, saying it's a constitutional violation.

An ACLU attorney said they'd challenge the law in court, if necessary.

A joint committee will meet tomorrow to try to decide whether they think the curfew is feasible.

If so, the full council will vote on it at a later date.

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