Tag Archives: Free Speech

An update on campus free speech in Colorado

During last year’s legislative session, Democratic and Republican legislators came together in a unanimous kumbaya moment to pass a new law expanding free speech on public university campuses— although they […]...

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February 9, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Federal Lawsuit: District Attorney Dan May’s office filed criminal charges to silence critic

Prosecutors in Colorado Springs stand accused of retaliating against a man who sought to publicly criticize their decision to press charges against him. A civil […]...

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November 7, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: As Puerto Rico reels after Hurricane Maria, Trump calls his response “amazing”

The people in Puerto Rico may not agree, but Donald Trump believes he merits an A+ for his administration’s relief work following Hurricane Maria. It […]...

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September 27, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

How Trump’s budget could affect public radio in Southwest Colorado

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting makes up about .01 percent of the nation’s nearly $4 trillion federal budget, which, The Durango Herald pointed out this week, adds […]...

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April 14, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado just banned ‘free speech zones’ on campus. Here’s what that means.

Maybe you went to a candidate rally on a Colorado university campus this campaign season and spotted a sign with an arrow directing you to […]...

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April 11, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

How a Libertarian plans to challenge Colorado’s ‘ballot-selfie’ law

  Caryn Ann Harlos, the pink-haired spokeswoman for Colorado’s growing Libertarian Party, wants to make a video of herself filling out her mail-in ballot and […]...

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October 21, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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

Wiretap: GOP debates what conservative means

Defining conservative The real debate among those competing in the GOP presidential sweepstakes: What it means to be a conservative. If you watched the Milwaukee […]...

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November 12, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Sexual-orientation discrimination may cost Twin Peaks’ school charter

Twin Peaks Charter Academy blocked senior and valedictorian Evan Young from giving his graduation speech because he refused to remove his gay identity from the script. The […]...

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June 3, 2015 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized
Candidate Lucero ‘cleaned up that Churchill mess’… or not

Candidate Lucero ‘cleaned up that Churchill mess’… or not

Conservative Colorado University Regent Tom Lucero is sure to mention on the stump in the Fourth District where he’s campaigning for Congress that he was […]...

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February 24, 2010 Blog, Politics

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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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The Denver Post’s politics desk implodes. Three of its team will write for The Sun.

Within the span of about a week, The Denver Post’s state and federal politics team crumbled as three reporters and an editor quit. That’s after Statehouse reporter Brian […]

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