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The Price for Free Speech: Teetering between Hong Kong and America

June 2020 marks the first anniversary of the beginning of the Hong Kong protest. In the past year, students in Hong Kong joined hands with suited professionals, stay-home moms, and seniors to resist against the city’s fading freedom under the iron fist of an authoritarian regime. While being physically away from home and enduring the pain of not being with my people,.... | Read More

ACLU Sues Denver for Police Violence Against Protesters

June 25, 2020 DENVER – The ACLU of Colorado and Arnold & Porter filed a lawsuit today against the City and County of Denver on behalf of Black Lives Matter 5280 (BLM 5280) and individual plaintiffs who were injured by police while protesting police violence in late May and early June. The lawsuit challenges the use of tear gas and “less-lethal” weapons that.... | Read More

ACLU Statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold DACA

June 18, 2020 WASHINGTON — In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and jeopardize the lives of 700,000 DACA recipients. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has fought the Trump administration’s termination of DACA since it was first announced and.... | Read More

Blog, LGBT Equality, News | 06.16.20

We Won, What’s Next?

June 16, 2020 By Julian Camera, Field Organizer Yesterday, Aimee Stephens, Don Zarda, and Gerald Bostock won. The LGBTQ+ community won. Hope, justice and humanity won. The Supreme Court ruled that it was against the law to fire our clients — fire anyone — for being LGBTQ+. This landmark victory was the result of decades of work by LGBTQ+ people fighting for.... | Read More

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STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN COLORADO JAILS AND PRISONS To protect the public health and safety of thousands of incarcerated people and the staff that work in our correctional....
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Bring Our Neighbors Home Bring Our Neighbors Home is a multi-year, community-driven campaign to ensure that poverty is not a crime and the presumption of innocence is....
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Immigration The Constitution guarantees the fundamental rights of due process and equal protection to every person in this country, regardless of their immigration status. When....
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Find the information you need to exercise your right to vote, learn about ACLU-CO endorsed ballot initiatives and help us get-out-the-vote! Sign up to volunteer to fight....