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Connecticut lawmakers absolve accused colonial-era witches, apologize for "miscarriage of justice"

May. 26, 2023 11:52 AM EDT

With distant family members looking on, Connecticut senators voted Thursday to absolve the 12 women and men convicted of witchcraft -- 11 of whom were executed — more than 370 years ago and apologize for the “miscarriage of justice” that occurred over a dark 15-year-period of the state's...