Coloradans will have the chance to vote on the medical aid in dying initiative, Proposition 106, this November. The measure would allow terminally ill patients who suffer from painful conditions to shorten the dying process by taking prescribed medication.
Six years ago, One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans and their families asked LGBTQ people across the state to complete a survey to determine what issues impacted their lives. More than 4,600 people responded to the survey and the results shaped the priorities of our organization: expanding relationship recognition, ensuring LGBTQ youth feel safe and welcome in their schools, and increasing access to health care.
Clergy and communities of faith will gather this week to examine the religious reasons to support Amendment 70, which would raise the state’s minimum wage from $8.31 an hour to $12 an hour by 2020.
One Coloardo, the state’s leading advocacy group for Lesban, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual and Queer rights, released their endorsements for the November election last week. The bipartisan list includes 50 of the state’s leaders who would work to achieve equality for LGBTQ residents and their families.
GOP Chair of Otero County implies that descendants of black slaves are “pussies looking for free shit”
Something sure stinks in U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton’s (R – Colorado) district. First Delta County GOP Chair Linda Sorenson was forced to resign for her Facebook post depicting President Obama as a chimpanzee. Now, Otero County Republican Chair Judy Reyher posts this racist meme with an enthusiastic “Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!”!
Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo’s string of attacks against U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman raise questions again about what underlying principles motivate Coffman, who’s a Republican from Aurora.
Colorado Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice to host forum on separation of church and state
The CORCRC is inviting community members to join the discussion on how the separation of church and state is crucial to upholding reproductive justice. The event aims to provide a deeper understanding of this fundamental constitutional principle.
Despite recently reporting low contributions, the campaign against raising Colorado’s minimum wage has paid for over $2 million in TV advertisements, according to Colorado Families for a Fair Wage.
If you’re paying attention to politics in Colorado, you know that few people have any clue about the most important political contest in the state: the state senate race in Arvada/Westminster, where Republican Laura Woods is battling Democrat Rachel Zenzinger.
The campaign, called “This is Why We Vote,” calls on the Millennial Generation to make their voices heard by showing up to the polls this November. The video points out that millennials will make up one in three eligible voters in the coming election.