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Supreme Court to begin reviewing gay marriage cases

Many believe Kitchen v. Herbert, the case that overturned Utah's gay marriage ban, will be among the most-compelling to the justices. ...

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September 29, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Throw-Back Beauprez: He joined Musgrave, Akin in 2006 push for federal gay-marriage ban

  DENVER — As state courts here and federal appeals courts around the country consider the constitutionality of Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban, Gov. John Hickenlooper […]...

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September 18, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014, LGBTQ

Utah appeals marriage ruling to the Supreme Court

"The momentum is clear, the hardships of denial are real, and the country is ready for the High Court to act.”...

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August 5, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

Colorado on its last month defending marriage ban

Last night U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore ruled that Colorado's marriage ban is unconstitutional....

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July 24, 2014 LGBTQ, The Mix

Court says ‘no’ to Oklahoma ban on same-sex marriage

  The same-sex marriage ban in Oklahoma violates the U.S. Constitution, a three-judge panel of the Tenth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has found. This […]...

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July 18, 2014 LGBTQ, The Mix, Uncategorized

Another AG request for delay on marriage equality bites the dust

District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree issued an order this morning allowing Denver County Clerk Debra Johnson to continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses despite a request from Attorney General John Suthers for an emergency injunction that would have stopped her....

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July 14, 2014 In-Depth, LGBTQ

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

Denver, Boulder clerks battle attorney general on proposed halt to action on gay marriage

The movement to bring gay marriage to Colorado has proceeded at breakneck pace, building great momentum that critics of Attorney General John Suthers fear he is attempting a in recent legal maneuver to derail. ...

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July 3, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Boulder to Colorado on gay marriage: Sorry no, individual rights trump state laws

"Clerk Hall is prohibited from knowingly violating an individual's constitutional rights. Given all of the other law in this area, the 10th Circuit's decision to stay its mandate is too fragile a shield to hide behind."...

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July 2, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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