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.

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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