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.

Statement on the passing of CCDB Executive Director Dan Schoen

Statement of ACLU of Colorado Director Nathan Woodliff-Stanley on the passing of Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Executive Director Dan Schoen

“All of us at the ACLU of Colorado send our deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and colleagues of our friend Dan Schoen.

“Dan’s passion and commitment to civil liberties and human rights will be missed, but his legacy will live on in the thousands of lives that he helped to improve through his tireless advocacy on behalf of the disadvantaged, the marginalized, and the disenfranchised. Dan’s life, though it ended entirely too soon, had an immeasurable impact and we are all grateful to have known and worked with him.”

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