With a couple of months to go before this week’s election, Colorado Republican governor candidate Heidi Ganahl started insisting that school children were identifying as cats, and she accused school administrators of accommodating the disruptive behavior.
Quentin Young is an award-winning journalist who has served as a reporter and editor at the Boulder Daily Camera, Longmont Times-Call, and other Colorado outlets. His career includes stints covering news, writing editorials, and reviewing art exhibitions and theater. His in-depth story, published in 5280, about the FBI special agent who led a raid on the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant earned top investigative reporting honors from the Colorado chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Before joining Newsline, Young served as the Boulder Daily Camera opinion page editor.
Despite 50 Years of Sun on CO Gov’t, Enforcement Shortcomings Remain in Disclosure System for State Lawmakers
Nothing in the U.S. Constitution says government meetings have to be open to the public.
Some states are comparatively isolated from the most damaging influence of democracy haters.
We’re Told They’re Privately Funded, But Some of CU’s ‘Conservative Scholars,’ Who Spread the Big Lie, Are Supported by Your Tax Dollars
Eastman The Benson Center has attracted national attention due to its association with John Eastman, the lawyer at the center of former President Donald Trump’s attempt to stage a coup after he lost the 2020 election.
Colorado has made significant progress toward being a safe place for the LGBTQ community, but now that progress is challenged by reactionaries who are promoting misinformation and dusting off latent bigotry.
CO Election Conspiracist Baselessly Complains of Journalist’s ‘Slanderous and False Characterizations’
While most of their activity only proves their misguidedness, they represent a danger to constitutional order and, indeed, people’s lives, so when the state’s primary election-denial organization unveils its biggest purported achievement, it warrants review.
Glorification of firearms helps create a culture that allows routine slaughter It’s not hard to find photos of each one of the three Republicans in Colorado’s congressional delegation posing with guns.
Coloradans have shown repeatedly at the polls that by big margins they prefer Democrats in government, and Colorado government officials oversee what are widely viewed as “gold standard” elections. But the state since November 2020, when former Republican President Donald Trump engendered the lie that the election was stolen from him, has been especially fertile territory for “election integrity” conspiracy theories.
Douglas County has long seemed intent on burnishing its reputation as a hotbed of conservative extremism.