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Civil Rights:

Littwin: Turning the border crisis into yet another political game

  LET’S say you’re Cory Gardner (big hair, winning smile, federal personhood co-sponsor), finally home for a five-week recess from your day job at the […]...

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August 1, 2014 Civil Rights, Education, Immigration, Littwin, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Mr. Attorney General, the gay marriage ship has sailed

In case you missed it, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Yes, it's big news, but it's not exactly groundbreaking news. Not any more. Maybe not ever again....

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July 29, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: The world is aflame, again

It's an horrific bloody summer. It's not the first and it won't be the last. The good news is that the horrific bloodiness of this summer will fade in memory, as did the horrific bloodiness of past summers. ...

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July 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Counting the gasps

  THIS is the modern story of the death penalty. It begins with a horrific crime and ends, 25 years later, with a botched execution, […]...

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July 25, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: It’s not just another crisis

  It’s not a border crisis. It’s not an immigration crisis. It’s not a crisis caused by the Dreamers’ debate. It’s not a crisis that […]...

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July 11, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Same-sex marriage on winning streak

  Same-sex marriage has finally come to Denver. It may not last forever or even till death do them part, although I’m guessing it probably […]...

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July 11, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Beats

Wiretap: Obama and Hick go to LoDo

It's not the kind of night the president usually has. It's more in line for Hick, who met Obama at Wynkoop. They played pool....

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July 9, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Mainstream GOPers see White House conspiracy in child border crossings

“I mean, how do you move that many people from Central America across Mexico and into the United States without there being a fairly coördinated effort?” ...

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July 8, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: In the culture wars, women still losing

The Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision is just the latest example of how women's rights are being abridged. It's not only women who are losing, though. Republicans are losing, too....

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July 7, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

‘Taking each day as it comes’

Jorge Tellez grew up in Colorado, an all-American kid. He's also one of the country's nearly 2 million undocumented immigration-reform Dreamers....

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July 4, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, In-Depth

ELECTIONS 2014

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For Colorado congressman on the defensive, VA reform bill couldn’t come soon enough

  The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday to reform the troubled Veterans Affairs department. It’s expected to quickly clear the Senate and […]

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THE BLOGS

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Excessive force in Denver: A mother’s open letter

  [Editor’s note: On Friday, The Colorado Independent posted a video and news story about the Denver Sheriff’s Department and its use of taser guns […]

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EVENTS

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ICYMI: A Night of News Poetry

  It was a night of thoughtful discussion, compelling poetry and plenty of the requisite wine and cheese. Moderated by TCI’s very own Tessa Cheek, […]

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