Nicole Martin, the Alliance for Defending Freedom attorney who has represented Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop, appeared on Denver’s KNUS radio Thursday, September 7, to update listeners on preparations for the highly anticipated hearing of arguments in Phillips’ case by the United States Supreme Court in the coming months.
U.S. Sen Cory Gardner (R-CO) is taking heat from conservative talk radio hosts and listeners on Colorado talk radio, following his strong statements condemning white supremacy in light of a violent “Unite the Right” rally and counter-protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, where one counter-protestor was killed and many more were injured.
Colorado has become a focal point in the national legal battle which pits public accommodation laws against religious freedom protections, with yesterday’s announcement that the U.S. Supreme court had agreed to hear arguments in the case of Jack Phillips, proprietor of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, who refused to serve a gay couple seeking a wedding cake for their same sex marriage celebration.
Talk radio show host’s personal story contrasts with conservative pundit’s views on reporting sexual harassment
Colorado’s conservative pundits are not a monolith when it comes to discussing recent allegations of a corporate culture at Fox News, which allegedly enabled years of sexual harassment by high-profile leaders and personalities at the network.
Colorado Springs City Council candidate responds to opponent’s criminal complaint against her campaign, defies policy research & analysis
Last Sunday, conservative talk radio host Tron Simpson of KVOR’s Weekend Talk with Tron, interviewed Colorado Springs City Council candidate for District 5, Lynette Crow-Iverson, to discuss her position on issues related to the city, and to address the issue of a criminal complaint filed with the El Paso District Attorney against her campaign by her opponent, incumbent city council member, Jill Gaebler.
In an appearance Thursday on KFKA 1310-AM’s Northern Colorado’s Morning News, Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway responded to the release of a report investigating claims by several people from different agencies in Weld County who accused Conway of creating a hostile work environment.
CO Attorney General Coffman files suit in support of Oil & Gas Commission, will not “indulge” Boulder County
On Tuesday, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman appeared on KDMT’s (1690am) Business for Breakfast with host Jimmy Sengenberger to announce her intention to intervene in a dispute between Boulder County and the state Oil and Gas Commission.
Owen Hill advocates for less local control in school funding, less accountability for school teacher licensing
State Senator Owen Hill, chairman of the Senate Education Committee, appeared on KNUS last Saturday to discuss upcoming legislation which will impact school funding and licensure for Colorado teachers.
In a radio interview with Dan Caplis (KNUS, 710am) last Thursday, U.S. Representative Ken Buck from Colorado’s 4th Congressional District pointed to Social Security as a target for cuts in attempts to balance the federal budget, Buck’s legislative priority for a pending Trump administration and GOP-led Congress.
In CD3 race, Schwartz and Tipton radio interview reveals contrasts on public land management positions
During separate interviews broadcast last Wednesday on KSJD (91.5 FM, Cortez), host Austin Cope questioned the two major party candidates running for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District seat, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) and former legislator and CU Regent, Democrat Gail Schwartz from Crested Butte. Their answers highlighted one of the more contentious issues emanating from the coverage of their race: Schwartz’s attacks on Tipton’s record in protecting and managing federal lands in Colorado, and Tipton pushing back by characterizing her attacks as misleading or untrue.