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.

Speakers Bureau: “13 Years Under the PATRIOT Act: Nothing to Hide, Lots to Fear”

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado invites you to attend a special presentation from ACLU speaker Kathleen Hynes on the PATRIOT Act and unprecedented government surveillance that strikes at the core of all Americans’ Constitutional rights, including rights to privacy, free speech, and association.

13 Years Under the PATRIOT Act: Nothing to Hide, Lots to Fear
Featuring Kathleen Hynes, PhD
Monday, March 24th at 6:00 pm
Western State Colorado University, University Center South Ballroom
Gunnison, CO

Learn about the ACLU’s history of standing up to intrusive surveillance and about our ongoing work to ensure that America stays both safe and free.

For more information on this free event, contact

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