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Criminalization of Homelessness, Podcasts | February 15th, 2018

Bonus Pod: The Right to Rest

https://soundcloud.com/thepurplestatereport/bonus-pod-the-right-to-rest On this bonus pod, John talks with Terese Howard from Denver Homeless Out Loud and Trigg Bundgaard one of the founders of the Coalition for Compassion and Action about the Right to Rest Act, a bill that pushes back on the criminalization of homelessness in Colorado. The Purple State Report is brought to you by the ACLU of Colorado. Our show was produced by Vanessa Michel, John Krieger and Alejandra Garza with original theme.... | Read More

Event Date: February 28th, 2018

ACLU 101: Our History Through Our Major Cases

The Political Science Club of Fort Lewis College is hosting Kathleen Hynes, Ph.D., volunteer speaker for the ACLU of Colorado to explore these questions and more: Why is it some individuals in the U.S. have more protected civil rights than others when our Bill of Rights says all persons are entitled to equal protection and due process? Why did poor people charged with a felony not have the right to an attorney until 1963? Why did free speech get extended to juveniles in 1969? How did Colorado.... | Read More

Reproductive Freedom | Event Date: March 7th, 2018

Colorado Reproductive Freedom Lobby Day

The Colorado Reproductive Freedom Coalition will be advocating for proactive legislation and lobbying against anti-choice legislation at our annual Reproductive Freedom Lobby Day on Wednesday, March 7, 2017 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Join Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado, Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, Boulder Valley Women's Health, Colorado Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, the Freedom Fund, AAUW, and the.... | Read More

Podcasts | February 9th, 2018

Episode 14: The Right to Rest

https://soundcloud.com/thepurplestatereport/the-right-to-rest   On this episode, John sits down with State Representative Joe Salazar a sponsor of the Right to Rest Act, a bill that pushes back on the criminalization of homelessness. Also, Staff Attorney Arash Jahanian brings us the story of Audemio Orozco-Ramirez, an immigrant facing deportation, and others like him who are being targeted by Trump’s cruel deportation agenda. Read “ICE’s modern-day reign of terror”:  http://www.coloradoindependent.com/168497/guest-post-ices-modern-day-reign-of-terror Call.... | Read More

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Standing Up for Incarcerated Kids in Colorado
The ACLU of Colorado is committed to protecting children who are in the care of the Colorado Department of Youth Corrections (DYC) and to transforming the culture at DYC....

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Protect Patient Health: Stop the use of Religion to Deny Healthcare
The ACLU of Colorado believes that everyone has a right to receive appropriate healthcare and information. Everyday in Colorado, healthcare providers and hospitals deny....

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Make Colorado a Civil Liberties Safe Zone
Now more than ever, we need Coloradans to come together in support of civil rights and liberties. Sign the pledge and tell your local and statewide leaders to protect....

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The ACLU of Colorado is committed to ending the use of the death penalty in Colorado. Colorado's use of the death penalty is immoral, unjust, and expensive. The death....

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