The Supreme Court purposely left the big questions unresolved when it decided the Masterpiece case last summer. These three suits nationwide could answer them.
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Montezuma, Custer, Otero and Fremont counties have also passed similar resolutions.
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and Masterpiece Cakeshop baker Jack Phillips are dropping legal pursuits against each other.
A rare tour offered to journalists aimed to demonstrate how ICE was responding to a public health crisis. U.S. Rep Jason Crow and Aurora council members have been demanding such a tour to no avail.
City officials will now give written notice of sweeps and clean-ups in advance, when possible.
United Methodist Church leaders this week banned same-sex marriage and LGBTQ people from being ordained. Where that will leave Denver’s inclusive congregations is up in the air.
State lawmakers plan to introduce various pieces of legislation that would disrupt ICE procedures, such as banning sheriffs from holding immigrants at the agency's request.
A former employee alleges the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region told her to "pray on it" after she reported her assault.
The Mexican drug kingpin and prison escape artists could soon call the Supermax prison in Florence, Colo. home for the remainder of his life.
It joins three other communities around Colorado using state money to offer housing, job training and mental health services to people instead of incarceration.
A leader in Colorado’s archdiocese told CPR News last September that there had been no new allegations of sexual abuse on a minor in Colorado since 2002.
Clarence Moses-EL was falsely imprisoned for nearly 30 years for a rape charge he was later acquitted of. Attorney General Phil Weiser has decided Colorado should not stand in the way of compensating him.
“If ever there were an escape-proof prison, it’s the facility at Florence,” said Burl Cain, the former longtime warden of the maximum-security Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. “It’s the prison of all prisons.”
Anti-Discrimination Or Religious Freedom? The Masterpiece Question Is Back In Arizona, Colorado Courts
Because SCOTUS didn’t settle the looming question on whether the First Amendment guarantees of religious freedom are more important than a state or city’s anti-discrimination laws, similar cases are again simmering in lower courts.
Building more beds across the state won’t solve the crush of people waiting sometimes months in jail for competency treatment.