Coloradans know all too well what it’s like to deal with tragedy and trauma related to mass shootings.
Mark McCallister, candidate for Grand Junction City Council, and former Republican state Senate candidate Rupert Parchment, have shared a meme criticizing single mothers for using their children as “pawns” against fathers who don’t pay child support.
It’s more or less the same story every year in Colorado’s General Assembly. Republicans introduce ill-fated bills to restrict abortion, lawmakers are forced to spend hours hotly debating the topic, Democrats block said bills, and we all get to move on with our lives.
The following is a testimony against Colorado House Bill 1183, which would force abortion providers to collect personal and sensitive information from patients, including one’s reasons for getting an abortion, to be compiled in a public report. The bill failed to advance yesterday following a legislative hearing that ran late into the evening.
Monday evening’s meeting of Keep Colorado Free & Open, a group opposing public-health restrictions, was a tough room for any elected official, but especially a law enforcement officer, even one as conservative as Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams.
You might have thought Tom Tancredo would never be dethroned as Colorado’s king of political media spectacles, but he’s been surpassed by Lauren Boebert.
Less than two weeks ago, a district judge in Boulder struck down the city’s ban on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. The ban, adopted by the City Council in 2018, was a rare point of optimism for Coloradans who believe American gun laws express a form of civic insanity and who live in a state where several of the country’s deadliest gun massacres have occurred.
Like it or not, social media accounts are an indispensable component of all professional communications, but especially for elected officials, who can share their message without having to go through reporters. As a rule, the more attention the better. More followers mean a bigger megaphone to talk directly to constituents.
Colorado Conservative Leader Will Still Refer to Coronavirus as “Chinese Communist Party Wuhan Virus”
Anti-Asian racism has been boiling over since the beginning of the pandemic, culminating in threats and crimes committed against Asians around the globe, including in Colorado.