Connecticut Witch Trial Exoneration Project urges lawmakers to pass resolution

The Connecticut Witch Trial Exoneration Project Wednesday pushed for a resolution clearing their ancestors' record.

News 12 Staff

Mar 1, 2023, 10:40 PM

Updated 448 days ago

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Lawmakers are moving to right the wrongs of the deadly witch hunts of the 1600s.
The Connecticut Witch Trial Exoneration Project Wednesday pushed for a resolution clearing their ancestors' record.
"The four young children of Mary Barnes experienced the destruction of their family life. The youngest daughter, Hannah Barnes, was 6 years old when her mother was taken away to Hartford to be hanged."
The legislation is only a resolution. Some Republicans are still worried that people convicted of other crimes will ask to be cleared too.


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