Colorado Rights Blog

ACLU of Colorado By: ACLU of Colorado 8.19.2014

DP Editorial: “Colorado should take a full step toward marriage equality” by Wellington Webb

“We cannot any longer face friends and family who are asking for equal protection under the law and tell them they are different. It is an indefensible position.

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers maintains that somehow he must see the appeals on Colorado’s gay marriage ban through to the end because it is his job. The reality is quite different.”

Read more of former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb’s fantastic Denver Post editorial, originally posted on August 15: 



  • 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.