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Tag Archives: Constitution

Littwin: Never mind secession, we got sheriffs

Welcome to Colorado, where (some) gun laws are not laws at all. Really....

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December 17, 2013 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats
Vail official questions constitutionality of ban on marijuana dispensaries

Vail official questions constitutionality of ban on marijuana dispensaries

VAIL – Vail Town Council member Margaret Rogers, an attorney, told the Colorado Independent Monday she doesn’t expect a new Colorado law allowing local governments to ban medical marijuana dispensaries to survive legal challenges. ...

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July 13, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics
Controversial Schultheis public schools religion bill ends in a whimper

Controversial Schultheis public schools religion bill ends in a whimper

DENVER-- A controversial bill that sought to expand space for religion in Colorado's public schools failed to make it out of committee Monday. Even before the hearing began, the bill's sponsor, Christian conservative state Sen. Dave Schultheis, R-Colorado Springs, seemed...

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February 16, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Education, Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories
Dueling GOP views on health reform constitutionality

Dueling GOP views on health reform constitutionality

Nowhere in the Constitution is Congress empowered to require Americans to buy health insurance, Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) charged today. “I am seriously concerned that […]...

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December 22, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics
Constitutional Crisis Trumps Legislative Battles

Constitutional Crisis Trumps Legislative Battles

The Colorado constitution is a self-defeating mess. So some of the most critical government work performed in the state in 2008 will not be done […]...

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January 15, 2008 Politics
Will Campaign For Food (with poll)

Will Campaign For Food (with poll)

For the majority of third party candidates in Colorado seeking federal offices this election cycle making a rhetorical point about taking the money out of […]...

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August 29, 2006 Marijuana, Uncategorized

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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News Poem: ‘On the rocks’

I said we’d be in the protected bays where the Southern Ocean meets the most southerly continent. She said, oh. I said I thought if I paddled far enough from the ship I might hear icebergs melting. I said, they said we could hear gas escaping from the ice. I said, they said it would sound a bit like a soda can being slowly opened.

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DISPATCHES

Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, plaintiffs in a pathbreaking gay marriage case before the Tenth ...
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on Santa Fe st.
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North of Trinidad, by Miles Moffeit
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Hindsight by Miles Moffeit
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Lt Gov Garcia celebrates 50th anniversary of wilderness act
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with #SCOTUS hearing the #hobbylobby case today, Denver crafters deliver no thx notes to AG Suthers
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