2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 53 - Crimes
Chapter 939 - Offenses Against the Person
Section 53-37 - Ridicule on account of creed, religion, color, denomination, nationality or race.


CT Gen Stat § 53-37 (2012) What's This?

Any person who, by his advertisement, ridicules or holds up to contempt any person or class of persons, on account of the creed, religion, color, denomination, nationality or race of such person or class of persons, shall be guilty of a class D misdemeanor.

(1949 Rev., S. 8376; P.A. 12-80, S. 100.)

History: P.A. 12-80 replaced penalty of a fine of not more than $50 or imprisonment of not more than 30 days or both with a class D misdemeanor.

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