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Stand with CAIR
Published on: 4/22/2018
On Wednesday, April 25th, from 6-9:30 AM, the Council on American-Islamic Relations invites all of those who support the First Amendment to stand with the Muslim Community. A rally will be held outside the 10th Circuit District Court, where CAIR, and allied organizations will hear and respond to the Supreme Court announcement, on the Muslim Ban. The announcement will take place between 8-11:30 AM on the East Coast, corresponding with the event, in Denver.
Sign the Petition: Save the Census
Published on: 4/14/2018
The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) calls for signatures on a petition to Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman to join other attorneys general in a suit to drop citizenship question from the census.

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Secretary of State Launches Outreach to Unaffiliated Voters
Published on: 3/30/2018
Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams today rolled out a campaign intended to help unaffiliated voters correctly fill out their ballots in the June 26 primary election.
Former Secretary of State Bernie Buescher of Grand Junction, Mesa County Clerk Sheila Reiner and others joined Williams in talking about the campaign, including how unaffiliated voters can ask to receive a Republican or a Democratic ballot. Voters who don't state a preference and get both ballots in the mail can only return one marked ballot -- if they vote both, the ballots will be rejected.
Common Cause Lists Colorado ALEC members
Published on: 3/12/2018
A public records request by Common Cause has exposed 15 Colorado state legislators as members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Redistricting Reform Proposals Are Advancing
The LWV in Colorado is working to put redistricting proposals, legislative and congressional, on the November 2018 ballot. Click on the arrow to download the TEXTS of proposals 170 and 171 AND read more . . .

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LWV and Mental Health Colorado Urge “Red Flag” Law
Published on: 4/18/2018
In the short time left in this legislative session, Mental Health Colorado urges legislators to introduce and pass a "Red Flag" law. A Red Flag law, allows temporary removal of guns from the homes of people who pose a significant danger to themselves or others. Six states have now enacted such laws; Colorado has not.

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Update on Climate Change Lawsuit
Published on: 1/4/2018
LWVUS and LWV/Oregon are participating as friends of the court in the landmark climate change lawsuit Juliana v. United States. Can Trump Administration get the court to dismiss?