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.

Focus on Fairness: Capitol Rally for Civil Unions

The House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear testimony on the Colorado Civil Unions bill (SB172) today. We're expecting a strong challenge to passage of the bill out of this committee.

Come show your support as we rally our legislators to Focus on Fairness! at the West Steps of the Capitol.

Bring family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, signs, and noisemakers. Following the rally, we'll head into the committee hearing.

Don't forget to WEAR RED!!

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