The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today in two cases challenging Texas Senate Bill 8 (SB8), which has banned nearly all abortion in Texas since it took effect September 1. At stake is whether Texans will continue to have to travel to nearby states like Colorado for care, whether other conservative states will be emboldened to pass laws that mimic SB8, and the fate of the federal constitutional right to an abortion promised in Roe v. Wade.
Eleven Coloradans are among 250 millionaires nationally who called on U.S. House leaders today to include U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden’s (D-OR) Billionaires Income Tax (BIT) in the Democrats’ Build Back Better legislation.
Cindy Ficklin, a Grand Junction realtor and conservative activist who is now running for the Colorado House of Representatives, believes that by listening to people and fighting for constitutional rights, she can bring the people of Mesa County together. She also believes that a small group of billionaires including George Soros and the Rothschild family may secretly control global banking and are pushing to subjugate America under a “New World Order.”
By Rae Ellen Bichell, Kaiser Health News
Traditionally, campaigns for city councils and school boards in Colorado have adhered to their non-partisan designations, whereby candidates generally reflected the sensibilities of their district, and their elections were determined by nuanced differences in policy positions which didn’t necessarily correlate to the party affiliations of the candidate.
‘Living in a Community Polluted by Others,’ Enviro Advocacy Group Monitors Air Quality Through Collaboration
Beginning in November, an environmental justice group will distribute air-quality monitors to the residents of Commerce City and to the north Denver neighborhoods Globeville and Elyria-Swansea.
Potentially Drawn Out of His House District, Ivermectin Advocate State Rep. Pelton Eyes State Senate Seat
In his monthly local radio appearance Monday, Colorado State Rep. Rod Pelton (R-Cheyenne Wells) announced his intention to run for state Senate, after being drawn out of his current House district by the newly-submitted legislative districting maps pending approval by the Colorado Supreme Court.
Five conservatives running for Aurora City Council have joined together to form a slate to promote their campaigns and key slogans. But one Republican candidate was excluded from the group.
Embattled Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, banned from administering next week’s election, found the time last week to travel to Salt Lake City, Utah, to speak at a QAnon-linked conference.
On Tuesday afternoon, a leading far-right advocacy group with a militia arm in Colorado issued an “urgent” call to action to its members to flood a school board meeting in Douglas County to oppose mask mandates.