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Tag Archives: ACLU

ACLU files FOIA suit for documents related to ‘Muslim ban’ implementation

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit Tuesday demanding information about President Donald Trump’s executive orders restricting immigration and […]...

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April 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado just banned ‘free speech zones’ on campus. Here’s what that means.

Maybe you went to a candidate rally on a Colorado university campus this campaign season and spotted a sign with an arrow directing you to […]...

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April 11, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Denver homeless activists have their day in court

Denver’s five-year camping ban is on trial today as three homeless defendants contest tickets for sleeping outside with blankets. Police rarely issue tickets for violators of the ban, preferring […]...

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April 4, 2017 Criminal Justice, Housing crisis, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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

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EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]

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The Home Front: Investigators confirm probe into gas well near house explosion

“Investigators confirmed Wednesday that they’re looking at a 24-year-old well operated by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation as part of their probe into the house explosion that […]

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