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.

Lunch ‘n’ Learn: The so-called Personhood Amendment- A Legal Nightmare

Despite losing by a 3-1 margin in 2008, the Personhood Amendment is back on the ballot this year. What would happen if it actually passed? Planned Parenthood's attorney Kevin Paul will explore the legal implications of "Personhood" in this one-hour lunchtime discussion. Bring your lunch, your curiosity, and–if you have any friends who don't know about  Amendment 62–bring them too.

We'll supply drinks and snacks. This event is free and open to the public. Attorneys: one general  CLE credit is available for $10.

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