Colorado Rights Blog


  • 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.

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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