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Tag Archives: Aclu of Colorado

Former instructor prevails in free speech lawsuit against Adams State

  In 2015, Danny LeDonne published a series of articles criticizing his former employer, Adams State University. The school retaliated with a “No Trespass Order” […]...

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July 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado Springs admits it ran debtors prisons, coughs up $100K to victims

  COLORADO SPRINGS — People too poor to pay fines will no longer work off their debts by sitting in Colorado Springs jail cells, and […]...

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May 5, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Aurora’s heavily white police force is firing at blacks

Aurora police are shooting black people at a rate that’s more than three times higher than that city’s black population. A statewide review of police […]...

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April 13, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

How lawmakers may fix a mini-truck dealer’s plight

  Mini-truck dealer Pat Malloy just wants to make a living. And Rep. Jon Becker, a Fort Morgan Republican, hopes to help. Malloy lives outside of […]...

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February 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Controversial Colorado Open Records bill draws calls for veto

Controversial Colorado Open Records bill draws calls for veto

The bill was never really debated in the Senate where it was introduced, then it was tacked on to a House bill amid the blizzard of activity that marked the last days of the Colorado legislative session. Government watchdog and...

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May 17, 2012 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Bonding bill rewritten to address some concerns

Bonding bill rewritten to address some concerns

Colorado State Rep. Mark Barker, R-Colorado Springs, in committee agreed to change a key provision of his bonding bill which the ACLU of Colorado said could lead to racial discrimination and to citizens being unable to exercise their...

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February 19, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, 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

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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