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  • Tuesday Olson knew her pregnancy was in trouble and tried to access hospital care as soon as possible. But there was a problem: she was in jail. This is her story.
  • It’s time to end the death penalty in Colorado. Family members who lost loved ones to murder speak out against an unjust and broken system.

  • One year ago, thousands of Coloradans marched in a historic display of resistance. At the ACLU of Colorado we carried that spirit throughout the year, fighting on many fronts for civil liberties. We won’t stop now.

  • By canceling DACA, Trump has put 800,000 young people at risk of losing their jobs and being deported from the only country they know as home. Passing the bipartisan Dream Act would protect them. We asked four Dreamers why the Dream Act is important to them and their future.

28. Sister Helen Prejean

The Purple State Report is back and we begin the new year with a series of podcast episodes analyzing Colorado’s death penalty. In this episode, our guest is Sister Helen Prejean, a prominent anti-death penalty activist and author of Dead Man Walking. Public Policy Director, Denise Maes and Public Policy Associate, Helen Griffiths interview.

Join ACLU of Colorado on January 14, 2020, for End the Death Penalty Lobby Day. More info at: https://bit.ly/2QzCueS  

The Purple State Report is brought to you by the ACLU of Colorado. Our show is produced by Vanessa Michel and Helen Griffiths with original theme music by Pablo Novelas. Additional music by Chilly Gonzalez and Jarvis Cocker. If you have feedback or suggestions for future episodes email us at purplestate@aclu-co.org.



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