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Tag Archives: Art Way

Patrick Kennedy Looking to Restart Colorado Dialog on Legalizing Weed

Patrick Kennedy Looking to Restart Colorado Dialog on Legalizing Weed

You might think the issue of marijuana legalization had been settled, at least as far as Coloradans were concerned. Turns out some people aren't so sure, and one of them is former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy....

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January 14, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics
Poll: Wide majority of Americans now favor legalizing pot

Poll: Wide majority of Americans now favor legalizing pot

According to a Rasmussen poll of 1000 adults conducted May 12 and released last week, American voters favor legalizing marijuana by a margin of 56 percent to 36 percent....

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May 22, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Signatures turned in to put marijuana legalization on the ballot in Colorado

Signatures turned in to put marijuana legalization on the ballot in Colorado

This morning, proponents of a statewide initiative to legalize and regulate marijuana submitted nearly 160,000 signatures in support of placing the measure on the 2012 ballot. Only 86,105 valid signatures of registered Colorado voters are needed to qualify....

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January 4, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
VIDEO: Polis questions Holder on medical marijuana

VIDEO: Polis questions Holder on medical marijuana

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis wasted no time in taking advantage of his appointment to the Judiciary Committee. Thursday Polis sat down with Attorney General Eric Holder and asked whether the Ogden memo was still in effect....

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December 9, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics
Coloradans favor legalizing marijuana and they love Tim Tebow

Coloradans favor legalizing marijuana and they love Tim Tebow

It is probably just a coincidence, but polling released today by Public Policy Polling shows that Coloradans love Tim Tebow and think marijuana should be legal. If they had to choose one or the other, though, it looks like Tebow...

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December 9, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, LGBTQ, Politics
Advocates call for more community input in selection of next safety manager

Advocates call for more community input in selection of next safety manager

Local community advocates say Monday's resignation of Denver Manager of Safety Ron Perea does not end their concern about the office in the wake of police excessive force allegations. After the sped-up process of selecting Perea following...

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August 25, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, State Budget, Top Stories
Colorado’s new informed-consent bill celebrated as tool to fight racial profiling

Colorado’s new informed-consent bill celebrated as tool to fight racial profiling

DENVER-- On Monday lawmakers and civil rights activists celebrated Governor Bill Ritter signing into law the so-called informed consent bill, which requires police to tell people they have a right to refuse to be searched during interaction with authorities. Although...

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May 4, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Rights activists looking to pressure Ritter on informed-consent search bill

Rights activists looking to pressure Ritter on informed-consent search bill

Civil rights activists are turning up pressure on Gov. Bill Ritter to sign legislation this week that would force police to inform citizens of their right to deny police searches. ...

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April 28, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Consent-to-search bill takes aim at racial profiling

Consent-to-search bill takes aim at racial profiling

DENVER-- Backed by a coalition of citizens' rights groups, Democratic lawmakers Rep. Karen Middleton of Aurora and Sen. Pat Steadman of Denver introduced a bill that would require police to inform citizens of their right to refuse voluntary...

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February 24, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Immigration, Politics, Top Stories

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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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On politics, personhood and late-terms

Why does Mark Udall’s position on late-term abortions draw so much less attention than Cory Gardner’s waffling support on Personhood?

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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