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I believe in gun safety for all citizens, this means: sensible gun laws, including back-ground checks, limitations on sales to those with mental illness, a ban on bump stocks and ‘ghost guns’ and the removal of firearms from anyone convicted of domestic abuse.
— Christine Palm

Palm Endorsed by Gun Safety Groups

by Anthony Giamei |Haddam Killingworth NOW 

Posted on October 10, 2018 

The former president endorsed 14 Democrats in a tweet Monday, further re-engaging as his party’s top surrogate ahead of next month’s pivotal election.
— Neil Vigdor

Barack Obama Endorses Ned Lamont For Governor, Jahana Hayes For Congress

by Neil Vigdor Contact Reporter

Published October 1, 2018 | Hartford Courant

Palm Earns Endorsement of Obama

by Kathy Brown

Published October 1, 2018 | Haddam-Killingworth Now

Democratic candidate for state representative in the 36TH House District Christine Palm has received the endorsement of former President Barack Obama. The district covers the towns of Chester, Deep River, Essex and Haddam.
— Kathy Brown

Around a dozen women candidates, survivors of sexual assault and advocates joined Lamont at the press conference — including state Sen. Beth Bye, D-West Hartford, and Christine Palm, a Democratic activist who is running for state representative
— Conor Johnson

Kavanaugh Hot Topic in CT Gov Race

by CONOR JOHNSON Yale Daily New |OCT 04, 2018

Sexual harassment is endemic to all workplaces
— Christine Palm

Sexual harassment survey points to state lawmakers

By Emilie Munson | Middletown Press

September 21, 2018

For office-holders, more attention paid to scheduling and the timing of meetings would be helpful for candidates—particularly women—who are responsible for child care. Christine Palm, former spokeswoman for the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, and the Commission on Women, Children, and Seniors, is running on the Democratic ticket for the 36th House District.

“At the state level, there needs to be some regulation of hours during session or a daycare/sleepover capacity for kids,” Palm said. “There’s a reason a lot of women our age enter politics when we do; no one at home who needs me.”

Surge Of Women Candidates Challenges Politics As Usual

by Susan Campbell
CT Watchdog
August 21, 2018


The former spokeswoman for the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women is seeking a seat in the legislature.

Christine Palm, a Democrat from Chester, is running for the 36th assembly district, which also includes the towns of Deep River, Essex and Haddam. The seat is currently held by Republican freshman Robert Siegris.

Christine Palm to Seek State House Seat

by Daniela Altimari
Hartford Courant
February 13, 2018

On January 20, hundreds of people gathered at Two Wrasslin’ Cats as part of the Women’s March movement that drew more than a million people throughout the country. This sister event, organized by the East Haddam group Together We Rise CT, brought together people from across the lower Connecticut River valley to reflect on the organizing and accomplishments of the past year and to inspire people to “vote their values” and bring their “power to the polls” in 2018. 

A Rally to Remember — Women (Mostly) Gather to Call Attention to Power of Peaceful Protest

by Olwen Logan
January 22, 2018

More than 400 warmly dressed people gathered Saturday morning under clear skies on the forecourt of the Two Wrasslin’ Cats cafe in East Haddam to stand in solidarity with all the other Sister Marches taking place all over the country … and beyond.  The event was organized by Together We Rise CT(TWRCT) and facilitated by Theresa Govert, founder and chair of TWRCT.

Hundreds gather to reflect, inspire at Women’s March sister event

East Haddam News
February 1, 2018

It’s incumbent upon all of to examine our behavior, to understand what the law is, and to abide by it,
— Christine Palm

Report finds sexual abuse is widespread, especially for women

By Kaitlyn Naples and Samaia Hernandez | Eyewitness News

Feb 21, 2018

Christine Palm, of the Connecticut Commission on Women, Children and Seniors, said a new contest this year will engage students in designing posters and public service announcements about the law.
— Susan Haigh

Connecticut advocates seek better awareness of Safe Haven baby laws

By Susan Haigh |The Associated Press

March 24, 2017