Tag Archives: religious freedom

Judge jails defense investigator after she refuses to testify in death penalty case, citing her religious beliefs

A prominent criminal defense investigator in Colorado is in jail for refusing to testify in a capital case she says is in conflict with her […]...

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February 27, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

‘Several’ terminally ill Coloradans have chosen to end their lives under CO’s new medical aid-in-dying law

Several terminally ill Coloradans have chosen to end their lives using legally prescribed drugs under the state’s fledgling medical aid-in-dying law, according the state director […]...

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March 3, 2017 Just In, The Mix

State House says hell no on religious exemptions bill

Even in redder-than-red Indiana, discriminating against someone because of their sexual orientation is frowned upon. Look at the outcry that came from business leaders and […]...

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January 26, 2017 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Religion still won’t be an excuse to discriminate in Colorado

  House Republicans this week tried again to convince Democrats to allow business owners to discriminate against customers who violate their religious views. The Republican […]...

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March 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Equality Act would give federal protection from discrimination to LGBT people

Yesterday, Rep. Jared Polis and a band of fellow members of Congress introduced the Equality Act, a comprehensive anti-discrimination bill that would add to the […]...

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July 24, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Evangelical policy activists raise ‘God’s army’ at Colorado Springs conference

Fear, persecution and self-defense dominated the message this week as hundreds of evangelicals gathered in Colorado Springs for a national conference on Christian political strategy. The […]...

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July 17, 2015 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

John Suthers says he’s eyeing potholes in the Springs, not a 2016 race for U.S. Senate

John Suthers may never unleash the fever pitch of many successful conservative politicians, but in an era of by-any-means-necessary Republican political cockfights, his lack of […]...

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July 6, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Q&A: Klingenschmitt’s 72 hours of prayer, fasting and being ‘called of God’ launches state Senate run

Colorado Springs Republican Representative Gordon Klingenschmitt’s televangelist alter ego Dr. Chaps has made headlines for blending politics and scripture, most notably suggesting that President Obama is possessed by demons and using the […]...

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April 23, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Transgender birth certificate bill crashes against anti-gay lobby

DENVER — “Like many of you, I never met a transgender person, until I met my daughter,” said Ben Taylor, an Australian with wiry hair […]...

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April 17, 2015 Health, Just In, 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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Greene: Despite promises of reform, Hancock and team failed to seek answers, accountability in excessive force homicide

A disturbing report outlines Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration’s inaction in response to sheriff’s deputies’ killing of a mentally ill homeless man in Denver’s jail. The […]

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