Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb gets serious praise for removing fake news from his Facebook page, which falsely quoted Trump as saying:
After Weinstein, a state lawmaker is reconsidering Pence’s rule about being alone with women. He’s wrong.
The avalanche of sexual harassment and assault allegations that have dominated the media over the past several weeks got one Colorado lawmaker thinking, not about how we can create inclusive spaces where women are free of sexual harassment and assault, but rather if we might be better off delegating women to a separate sphere entirely.
In response to recent news of sexual harassment accusations against State Rep. Steve Lebsock (D-Thornton) and unacceptable behavior by “a number of Senate Republicans,” State Senate President Kevin Grantham (R-Cañon City) on Monday announced a “new sexual harassment prevention initiative.”
The GOP just released a tax plan that eliminates programs to support small businesses that spend money to make themselves more accessible for people with disabilities and another that encourages business owners to hire vets. It would also end a tax credit that helps people to adopt children.
Rep. Patrick Neville, the leader of the Colorado House Republicans, has called me a “snowflake” for politely asking him, in a blog post last week, to remove news from his Facebook page that’s been retracted by CBS and the Associated Press.
Showing the kind of respect for facts that you’d expect from a school board member, Scott Wills yesterday removed a meme he’d shared Oct. 14 on his Facebook page depicting a Hillary Clinton quote that’s widely been proven to be fake. Here’s the quote from the meme:
“BREAKING: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick tells CBS he’ll stand during the national anthem if given chance to play football in NFL again.”
Columnists shouldn’t have trumpeted outlier poll showing free speech is “deeply imperiled” on campuses
The Denver Post has run two guest opinion columns (by a local columnist here and by a syndicated columnist here) relying heavily on a dubious study, financed by the right-wing Koch Foundation and conducted by a UCLA professor, which concluded that “freedom of expression is deeply imperiled on U.S. campuses.”