- 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.
ACLU of Colorado applauds California judge
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that the Stolen Valor Act is unconstitutional because of the limits it places on free speech. The case, U.S. vs. Alvarez, involved a defendant’s false claim that he had won a Congressional Medal of Honor. Under the Stolen Valor Act, which makes it a crime for a person to falsely claim to have been awarded military decorations, his lie is a crime punishable by up to a year in prison. The ACLU of Colorado applauds the ruling. Judge Milan.... | Read More
Bid to repeal death penalty fails in Senate
Read the article by Jessica Fender and Lynn Bartels in the Denver Post. | Read More
Denver Post Article: Execution repeal gains ground
Tim Hoover writes about HB 1274, which, if passed, would repeal the death penalty. Read the article here. | Read More
Denver Daily News explores House Bill 1238
Read the article, "Hold onto your assets," about HB 1238, Civil Forfeiture, here. | Read More