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Tag Archives: ACLU

DougCo school voucher lawsuit nearing critical junction

Proponents of school vouchers in Douglas County have spent 16 months waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide if it will consider their appeal […]...

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February 27, 2017 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado ACLU sees uptick in support as a ‘backstop’ to Donald Trump

  Over the weekend, the American Civil Liberties Union raked in $24 million in online donations— six times its typical annual haul from cyber givers. […]...

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January 30, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

ACLU puts 34 Colorado cities and towns on notice: Repeal your loitering laws

  The Colorado chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is throwing down the gauntlet to nearly three dozen cities and towns throughout the state, […]...

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August 31, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Crackdowns on homeless camps follow Hancock’s ‘State of the City’ speech

On July 11, Mayor Michael Hancock delivered a “State of the City” address full of soaring, hopeful rhetoric about transportation, equitable development and “innovative projects” […]...

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July 21, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Why Westerners die at the hands of cops

This story originally appeared on High Country News.  Rancher Jack Yantis was eating dinner on a Sunday in early November when the Adams County sheriff’s […]...

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December 24, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado Springs drops hundreds of panhandling charges

Colorado Springs is dropping 375 panhandling-related cases, according to a letter City Attorney Wynetta Massey sent to the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado on Friday. […]...

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November 2, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

New smartphone app helps the public keep cops accountable

“If you see something, say something.” It’s a mantra that’s constantly drilled into us in post-9/11 America. But what if you see the cops do something wrong? […]...

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October 29, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

ACLU: Too poor to pay a fine in Colorado Springs? Go to jail

COLORADO SPRINGS — Too poor to afford a fine? Spend a few days in jail instead to pay it off.  That’s essentially what’s happening in […]...

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October 22, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Denver police stop enforcing panhandling ordinance

Denver police will no longer ticket and arrest people for panhandling – at least until City Council rewrites Denver’s rules to comply with the First […]...

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October 5, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Court shoots down Grand Junction panhandling ordinance

Federal district judge Christine Arguello on Wednesday put an end to Grand Junction’s panhandling ordinance, ruling the law violates the First Amendment right to raise […]...

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October 1, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

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What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation

It might be hard to find a hotter seat in the U.S. Senate right now the one occupied by Michael Bennet. He is Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator and […]

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