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Colorado DA George Brauchler explains ‘Mass incarceration is a myth’ tweet

  Colorado's most high-profile district attorney, George Brauchler, has put the phrase "mass incarceration" on trial in the court of public opinion.  The conservative prosecutor who...

National Evangelical Association softens death penalty stance

Evangelical Christians are divided on the death penalty, and a new statement from the National Evangelical Association acknowledges it. In years past, the NEA has...

House passes historic marijuana legislation

This week, the House of Representatives approved a slate of historically weed-friendly amendments to the annual bill funding the Department of Justice. "We’re really, really close...

Lawmakers try to stop bleeding money on Colorado’s multimillion-dollar empty prison

For nearly three years the 948 solitary confinement cells of Colorado State Penitentiary II have stood empty outside Canon City, a hollow and expensive reminder of a corrections practice the state has largely abandoned. Now, lawmakers say they’re working on a plan to put the prison to use.

Latino Forum extends olive branch-invite to Hickenlooper, pushes police reform

The Colorado Latino Forum made it clear today that they haven't forgotten Gov. John Hickenlooper's controversial statements on immigration reform last month, in which...