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Gay marriage in Denver: What happened, what’s happening this month at...

  DENVER-- A panel of three judges at the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals here last week grilled lawyers presenting arguments in a Utah...

Gay marriage comes to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

A key chapter in the story of gay marriage in the United States opens today in Denver, where the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in the pathbreaking Utah case that in December struck down that state's 2004 ban on same-sex marriages.

Gay-rights group preps ground for court cases with Denver TV ad...

They're court hearings, not candidate elections or legislative debates, but national gay-rights organization Freedom to Marry is leaving nothing to chance.

Democracy Now! and Susan Greene on Oklahoma’s ‘Team Pentobarbital’

Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene appeared on DemocracyNow to talk about the scramble in Oklahoma reported by the Independent this week to find drugs to conduct prisoner executions.

Records show Oklahoma officials wanted perks for helping Texas in search...

Oklahoma announced that a secret deal to buy drugs to carry out two executions fell through, highlighting a shadowy market for death penalty 'cocktails' and raising questions about capital punishment and public accountability.

Wiretap: Oklahoma can do it. Colorado can’t.

The Koch think tanks, with no irony, say throwing money at education doesn't work. Well, in reddest of red states Oklahoma, they've thrown a lot of money at kindergarten and preschool and home visits before preschool and it seems to be working.

Ohio officials issue new drilling rules, tie fracking waste to swarm...

Regulators in Ohio rocked the oil and gas industry Friday with the strongest allegation yet that hydraulic fracturing could be triggering earthquakes.

Year of the Bat: Colorado researchers not sleeping on white-nose syndrome

Fifteen months ago, the United Nations declared 2011 and 2012 as the International Year of the Bat to promote awareness about the under-appreciated insect gobbler, pollinator and seed disperser. The bat, you see, has fallen on hard times. There’s no easy way to explain this, so we hope you’re sitting down. Or upside down. Here it goes: Statistics show more than half of bat species in the United States are either suffering steep population declines or they are already listed as endangered. A major reason why is white-nose syndrome — a mysterious disease that is wiping out bats by the millions.

Oklahoma earthquakes raise more questions about hydrofracking, injection wells

Another swarm of earthquakes in an unusual part of the country has generated aftershocks of debate about whether the oil and gas drilling process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is to blame.

NYT blasts Oklahoma anti-Islam law, saying it’s based on ‘hatred’

First, Oklahoma voters by more than a 2-1 margin passed a law barring Oklahoma courts from considering Islamic law when trying cases in the...
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