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Federal judge clears way for lawsuit against ICE over medical treatment...

A federal judge on Monday ordered ICE to consider releasing any detainees with medical conditions that make them vulnerable to COVID-19. The case is...

The Indy 500: Help The Indy and ProPublica document hate incidents...

There are, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, 1,020 hate groups operating in the United States. Of those, 22 are in Colorado –...

State lawmakers to look at anti-Shariah bill

Just when you thought the General Assembly was done with “message” bills for this session.... Less than two weeks after a Fort Collins man vandalized...

Why Mike Coffman spoke to the “nation’s leading anti-Muslim hate group”

Updated October 6, 2015, 4:54 Republican Rep. Mike Coffman spoke in September at the conference of an organization that has been profiled repeatedly as a...

Alabama gives birth to a new civil rights movement

With State Senator Russell Pearce's dramatic recall in Arizona behind us, the nation's immigration watchers turn their eyes to Alabama, now home to the nation's fiercest immigration laws.

Tancredo solicits support for Alabama immigration law

As Alabama has supplanted Arizona as the state with the strictest immigration laws, it's no surprise that it is also gathering supporters and opponents from all over the world. The latest out of state group to weigh in is Colorado's Team America, led by former congressman Tom Tancredo.

VIDEO: GOP presidential candidates fundraise for anti-gay groups

A number of Republican presidential candidates are raising money for family policy councils, state-based religious-right groups affiliated with the Family Research Council, a group that the Southern Poverty Law Center says is an anti-gay hate group.

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Alabama immigration law

Attorneys from the American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the National Immigration Law Center announced Friday at the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Ala., they have filed a lawsuit challenging the new Alabama immigration law.

In Alabama, it could be Jim Crow all over again

Flash back to the 1950s when Alabama may have been the most dangerous place in the country to be a person of color, at least one who thought he or she should be afforded basic human rights.

GOP immigration meeting featured radical right groups with white supremacist ties

Republican legislators Monday hosted an informational meeting to discuss immigration in Colorado, but the Colorado Independent has learned two of the presenters invited to speak were from organizations founded by white supremacist John Tanton. One of those organizations, The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), has been named a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).
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