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ACLU SUES COLORADO DOC ON BEHALF OF JEWISH PRISONER WHOSE KOSHER DIET WAS REVOKED FOR ALLEGEDLY PLACING PACKAGES OF BUTTER AND SALAD DRESSING IN HIS POCKET Full Story >
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Colorado (ACLU) announced today that its attorneys had filed suit against the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC) on behalf of Timothy Sheline, a Jewish prisoner whose kosher food diet was revoked for one year as punishment for allegedly violating a minor dining hall rule.
PUEBLO FAMILY OBTAINS $230,000 IN SETTLEMENT OF CIVIL RIGHTS CLAIMS AGAINST CITY OF PUEBLO, STATE OF CO AND US GOVERNMENT Full Story >
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and cooperating attorneys from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP obtained a $230,000 settlement for their client, the Unis family of Pueblo, Colorado. The settlement agreement, announced today, brings to a close a civil rights battle spanning almost four years against the United States, the City of Pueblo, individual officers from the DEA, the State of Colorado and the Pueblo Police Department. The federal government and the City of Pueblo will each pay $100,000, and the State, $30,000.
New documents confirm that FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force treats peaceful protest as potential terrorism Full Story >
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Colorado released new documents today that it says confirm that the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) is inappropriately treating peaceful protest as potential terrorism.
Reform the Patriot Act rallies were held simultaneously in Colorado Springs, Denver, Boulder and Greeley at which activists urged Congress to reform the Patriot Act. The ACLU of Colorado believes that Government has unbridled power to invade the privacy of law-abiding Americans that must be stopped.
New documents confirm: FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force targets peaceful activists for harassment, political surveillance Full Story >
The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado released documents today that it says confirm that the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) in Denver is targeting peaceful political activists for harassment and building files on constitutionally-protected political activities and associations that have nothing to do with terrorism or other criminal activity.
In a letter sent yesterday to Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper and the members of the Denver City Council, the ACLU of Colorado urged Denver to withdraw its detectives from the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF). The letter followed the ACLU’s release of documents that it said confirm that the JTTF is targeting peaceful political activists for harassment and building files on constitutionally-protected political activities and associations that have nothing to do with terrorism or other criminal activity.
The Denver city administration is already failing to deliver on one of its promised reforms in how it deals with incidents in which police officers kill or seriously injure civilians, a spokesperson for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Colorado said today.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Colorado announced today that Lakewood city officials have agreed to restore to its original condition an art exhibit that they censored last month on the ground that they believed it was “anti-American” and “anti-military.”
The First Amendment of the U. S. Constitution protects Ward Churchill's right to speak or write his opinions and it protects the rights of his detractors to say they do not like what he wrote or said. The ACLU of Colorado stands firmly for these rights of free speech.
Presenting documentary evidence of FBI political spying, ACLU files FOIA request on behalf of 16 organizations and 10 individuals Full Story >
At a news conference held today at the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado (ACLU), Legal Director Mark Silverstein presented documentary evidence that the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (“JTTF”), contrary to its public statements, has been collecting information about the peaceful protest activities of Colorado residents and the constitutionally-protected activities of law-abiding advocacy groups.