Marriage Equality Petition Delivered to Attorney General Suthers: Stop Wasting Taxpayer Dollars – Stop the Appeals
July 17, 2014 More than 5,000 Coloradans signed a petition that was delivered today to Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, urging him to stop wasting the state’s resources and allow all loving, committed couples the freedom to marry. A group of couples and their families, faith leaders, elected officials, and community leaders from Why Marriage Matters Colorado gathered at the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center over the lunch hour to present the petition signatures and ask Attorney General.... | Read More
Bilingual Website Launches to Help New Colorado Immigrant Drivers
7/16/2014 Denver - Today, the Licencias Para Todos Colorado website will launch. This bilingual website is a one-stop shop for Coloradan immigrants who are now eligible to obtain driver’s licenses, instruction permits and identification cards under a state law passed in 2013. The website, www.licenciasparatodoscolorado.com, is a collaboration between the ACLU of Colorado, The Meyer Law Office, Licencias Para Todos, ProgressNow Colorado, and the Colorado Latino Forum. The website is available.... | Read More
Statewide Marriage Campaign Issues Statement on Judge Crabtree’s State Court Ruling Striking Down Colorado’s Marriage Ban with Stay
July 9, 2014 DENVER – Today, Colorado District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree issued a ruling striking down Colorado’s unconstitutional marriage ban, with a stay pending appeal. In response, Wendy Howell, State Director of Why Marriage Matters Colorado – the broad coalition working to secure the freedom to marry for all committed couples in the Centennial State, released the following statement: “Today, all across Colorado, committed same-sex couples who have waited for years, even.... | Read More
Video: Mass Incarceration in the U.S.
If you are one of the many Coloradans looking to kill some time at work before the 4th of July holiday weekend, there's not a better, more informative way to spend three minutes than watching this excellent video from vlogbrothers on mass incarceration in America. It's a master class in public policy, covering our prisons, corrections, and court system, in under 220 seconds. Check it out, and have a safe and fun 4th! | Read More
PrideFest 2014 pics are up!
Denver PrideFest was ton of fun! Thanks to all who came by our booth and helped decorate our wedding cake. It looks awesome! Check out our Flickr page for more pics from the Denver PrideFest on June 21-22. | Read More
War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing
(From ACLU National's website) All across the country, heavily-armed SWAT teams are raiding people’s homes in the middle of the night, often just to search for drugs. It should enrage us that people have needlessly died during these raids, that pets have been shot, and that homes have been ravaged. Our neighborhoods are not warzones, and police officers should not be treating us like wartime enemies. Any yet, every year, billions of dollars’ worth of military equipment flows from the federal.... | Read More
Executive Director Nathan Woodliff-Stanley spoke at the marriage equality rally on March 3rd
Leisel Kemp, whose brother Jason was killed by CSP after they entered his home without a warrant, spoke at the 2013 Bill of Rights Dinner about the ACLU’s legal advocacy on behalf of her family.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind is an original short film from the ACLU of Colorado about a man who has spent 17 years in solitary confinement and now suffers from debilitating mental illness.
A small sampling of the many Coloradans who are grateful to our legislators for making civil unions happen last year.
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