Tag Archives: one colorado

Republicans commit to funding Civil Rights Commission, but have changes in mind

Democrats took the granite steps of the state Capitol on Tuesday demanding that the GOP fund the Colorado Civil Rights Commission after three Republicans on […]...

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February 13, 2018 Civil Rights, Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Republicans withhold funding for commission fighting same-sex wedding cake case before U.S. Supreme Court

Republican state lawmakers are effectively shutting down a state agency that is at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case involving the rights of […]...

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February 8, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In

The gay wedding cake, the baker who wouldn’t make it, and the legal crusade behind him

Jack Phillips wants to talk. “But I can’t, not without my lawyers here,” laments the Masterpiece Cakeshop owner whose refusal to make a cake for […]...

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December 5, 2017 Civil Rights, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado’s transgender students will still get to use the bathrooms they choose despite Trump’s order. Here’s why.

Colorado students shouldn’t have to worry about new guidance from the Trump administration that rescinds federal protections for transgender students because of existing state law […]...

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February 23, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

A 10-year-old champions trans rights. Lawmakers let her down.

On her tenth birthday, Jude read Colorado lawmakers an essay she wrote for her Fourth Grade class. She spoke about her experience as a transgender […]...

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March 22, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Ballot initiatives aim to roll back Colorado LGBTQ rights

The anti-same-sex marriage initiatives are coming. Gene Straub and D’Arcy Straub filed two ballot measures last Thursday — barely a week after the Supreme Court’s historic ruling […]...

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July 7, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado gay rights group honors Boulder Clerk Hall, other allies, celebrates gains

Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall on June 25 began marrying same-sex couples. It was simple, really, is how she makes it seem. ...

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August 19, 2014 Civil Rights

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

Udall launches gay rights attack on Gardner

Ads target Udall opponent Gardner's LGBTQ-unfriendly votes between 2006 and 2009. ...

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May 8, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix

Colorado gay rights campaign tapping into fast-growing support

OneColorado announced some of the leaders lining up behind its Why Marriage Matters campaign, including relatively high-profile figures such as Denver Rep. Rhonda Fields and former Speaker of the House Terrance Carroll. ...

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March 21, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Colorado Attorney General candidate debate on March 15. All invited.

The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB) and the Community College of Denver (CCD) Paralegal Program are holding a public debate for the candidates seeking the position […]

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The Home Front: In immigration meeting with Trump, Colorado sheriff asks for federal funds to ‘indemnify sheriffs when sued by the ACLU’

“Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith was among a small group of law enforcement officials invited to the White House on Tuesday to speak about immigration […]

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