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: Kathleen Hynes on “ACLU: Greatest Successes and Current Activities”

When: Tuesday, January 20, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: East Library, 5550 North Union Blvd., Colorado Springs

Freethinkers of Colorado Springs will be hosting ACLU of Colorado Volunteer Speaker Kathleen Hynes for a discussion about the ACLU’s greatest successes and its current challenges.

The event will be limited to 25 people, so please sign up here if you are expecting to attending.  And plan to arrive early to make sure you get a seat.

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