Colorado Rights Blog

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  • 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.

  • 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.

Government Transparency

The more people know about how public servants make decisions and spend tax dollars, the less vulnerable they are to deception and abuse by government officials.

The ACLU of Colorado has fought for more government transparency at public agencies of all levels, from the Capitol to cities and towns. We’ve successfully lobbied for bills to lower the cost of copying public records and challenged the practices of the Denver Police Department in relation to the Colorado Criminal Justice Records Act. We also filed suit under open records laws seeking an order that Denver disclose records related to the purchase of police equipment.


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Related Cases

Cardella v. Town of Castle Rock
ACLU v. Colorado Department of Corrections
Malone v. Douglas County School District

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Related Legislation

SB18-156 Publish County Financial Reports Online Annually
HB18-1152 Judicial Administrative And Budget Records Subject to Colorado Open Records Act
HB18-1110 Colorado Constitutional Right