The Centennial Institute’s “Western Conservative Summit” bills itself as the “largest gathering of conservatives outside of Washington, D.C.,” drawing thousands from across the country. Trump even spoke there last year.
Activist groups speak out following arrests of people with disabilities protesting at Gardner’s office
Following Thursday’s arrest of ten disability rights activists who were protesting the GOP health care bill at the office of U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), leading Colorado activist groups spoke out in condemnation of Gardner’s refusal to engage with constituents and his party’s plan to strip health insurance from millions of Americans.
Colorado gubernatorial candidate George Brauchler weighed into the contentious debate about health care today, telling a conservative talk radio host that he’d “like to see them not let the perfect be the enemy of the good, and get something done here.”
Disability advocates camped in the office of Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) say they will stay at the office until Gardner commits to vote against the U.S. Senate’s Obamacare replacement legislation, which would slash Medicaid, a health care program utilized by many disabled people across the United States.
Robert Blaha believes that for American conservatives, the past 150 days have been the best days of their lives, and he cites many reasons to celebrate what will be “an historic” presidency, in his opinion.
In collaboration with the Denver Press Club and the Public Relations Society of America, The Denver Post editorial board is hosting a night of conversation about gentrification, involuntary displacement, and affordable housing in Denver.
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.
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) spoke on the Senate floor yesterday about the Republican health care bill. Watch here:
Winner of “national under-30 conservative speech contest” to address Western Conservative Summit in Denver
During this year’s Western Conservative Summit, 10 minutes will be reserved for the winner of the “national under-30 conservative speech contest.” Young conservatives from across the nation are encouraged to enter in this contest.