Colorado Rights Blog


  • 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.

  • Leisel Kemp, whose brother Jason was killed by CSP after they entered his home without a warrant, spoke at the 2013 Bill of Rights Dinner about the ACLU’s legal advocacy on behalf of her family.

  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind is an original short film from the ACLU of Colorado about a man who has spent 17 years in solitary confinement and now suffers from debilitating mental illness.

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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