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Civil Rights:

Black Republicans slam black Democrats’ “plantation mentality”

Laurene Facey-Muench is a black woman from Boulder. That alone makes people assume she’s liberal, she said. But she’s not. Facey-Muench went to the Western […]...

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July 2, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lawsuit: Sign-language interpreters fail to communicate

Nicki and Kris Runge have been trying to get pregnant. They’re working their way through a multi-year infertility treatment involving numerous medications, evaluations and an egg donor. Both […]...

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June 29, 2015 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Not all rainbows for gay Republicans at Western Conservative Summit

On Friday, the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage the law of the land. Gay Republican Jeff Bjorlin said hearing the news that morning was a […]...

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June 27, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Marriage equality is a ‘tyrannical impulse,’ says Alliance Defending Freedom lawyer

Today, the Supreme Court trumped each state’s decisions to decide whether same-sex marriage should be allowed by turning marriage equality into a constitutionally protected right. […]...

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June 26, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Court victory for marriage equality

Same-sex couples now have the right to marry in the United States. The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Friday that the Constitution guarantees marriage equality, regardless of state-level bans. […]...

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June 26, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Pride: Obama silences transgender immigration activist

“President Obama, release all LGBTQ immigrants from detention and stop all deportations,” undocumented transgender woman Jennet Eva Gutiérrez, called out at President Obama’s annual Pride […]...

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June 25, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Readers’ views: Family Research Council’s anti-transgender report

On June 18, The Colorado Independent reported that the evangelical political organization the Family Research Council had released a new anti-transgender report. Here are some of […]...

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June 24, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Keefe: The Confederate flag, terrorism and the right to bear arms

For more on these issues, check out Mike Littwin’s columns: “Taking down the Confederate flag and racist pride, too” and “Charleston’s not the last place; […]...

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June 24, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Keefe, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: Taking down the Confederate flag and racist pride, too

It's not the end of racism, any more that electing and re-electing Barack Obama was the end of racism. But it might just be the end of pretending that racism doesn't exist, the end of pretending that somehow talking about...

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June 23, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix, Wiretap

Buried Seedz of Resistance uproots Denver Pride with protest against police violence

This article has been updated. Beads, bracelets and condoms littered the intersection of Colfax and Lafayette this Sunday during the Denver Pride parade. People danced; music […]...

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June 22, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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