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.

Speaker’s Bureau: Democracies Die Behind Closed Doors

The more people know about “what our government is up to,” the less vulnerable we are to government deception. Transparency is key to ensuring our civil liberties are not sidelined because of our government’s increasingly secretive use of new technologies.  Join the presentation and the discussion with Kathleen Hynes, Ph.D., speaker for the ACLU of Colorado, on current national and local issues involving Government Transparency.

Democracies Die Behind Closed Doors

April 6, 2016

Tivoli Student Union – Roger Braun Multicultural Lounge

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. FREE LUNCH PROVIDED

Sponsored by MSU Denver Student Activities


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