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.

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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