Polls & Research
Simply click on any of the links below to view polls and research information.
2005 Connecticut Marriage Survey (PDF)
2005 Connecticut Marriage Survey Summary (PDF)
State of the Family in CT (PDF)
Marriage: Still the Safest Place For Women and Children
The institution that most strongly protects mothers and children from domestic abuse and violent crime is marriage. Analysis of ten years worth of findings from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), which the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has conducted since 1973, demonstrates that mothers who are or ever have been married are far less likely to suffer from violent crime than are mothers who never marry. Full Study