The State of Connecticut is a northern state of the United States of America, one of the original 13 colonies. Connecticut had territorial claims in northern Illinois, southern Michigan and north Ohio. The state ceded the territories to the U.S. government in 1786.

In 1991, a Connecticut law about abortion was posted in the New York Times. This article was upsetting to anti-abortion activist Mary Donovan. (L&O: "Life Choice")