Colorado Rights Blog


  • 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.

  • James Fisher spoke at the ACLU of Colorado Bill of Rights Dinner about how he and the ACLU are working together to stop the criminalization of poverty for the thousands of Coloradans who are trapped in debtors’ prisons.

  • Our membership has quadrupled in the last six months, making it possible to do more than ever to protect civil rights and civil liberties in Colorado. Thank you to all our new members, supporters, and donors, and the ones who’ve been with us for years.

40th Anniversary of the War on Drugs

Join the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition, the Independence Institute and the Drug Policy Alliance at Skyline Park to rally against the War on Drugs.

Since the declaration of the War on Drugs more than 40 years ago, millions of people have been incarcerated for low-level drug law violations. Trillions of dollars have been spent on the War on Drugs and hundreds of thousands of lives have been lost.

For more information, contact the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition at 

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