The last remaining statewide-elected Republican in Colorado, University of Colorado (CU) Regent Heidi Ganahl, went on KHOW’s Ross Kaminsky show last week and praised John Eastman, a controversial conservative figure who is currently a “visiting scholar” at CU Boulder’s Benson Center, a privately funded entity that promotes conservative views.
A local filmmaker has teamed up with community groups to produce a documentary featuring tragic stories, told from multiple perspectives, about an immigrant detention facility in Aurora.
In ‘Wake Up Call’ for Abortion Foes, a Surprising Number of Trump Voters Rejected CO’s 22-Week Abortion Ban
The proposal on last month’s election ballot to restrict abortion in Colorado was expected to be close, but just over an hour after the polls closed on Nov. 3, the race was called. Proposition 115, which would have banned abortion at 22 weeks, lost by 18 percent of the vote.
Univ. of Colo. Regent Heidi Ganahl Uses Far-Right Social Media Sites That Allow Bigotry & Misinformation
University of Colorado Regent Heidi Ganahl took to social media last week to announce her new side-gig as a conservative columnist for the Denver Gazette. In addition to posts on Facebook and Twitter, Ganahl shared the news on alt-right site Parler, which is known as a haven for far-right extremists, white nationalists, and conspiracy theorists. Some conservatives are choosing to join it and other “alternative” sites because of their belief that fact-checking efforts by mainstream social media platforms are censoring conservative speech.
The ACLU of Colorado filed a class-action lawsuit this Sunday against El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder for failing to provide adequate COVID-19 protections to inmates detained at El Paso County Jail. The lawsuit claims that the largest COVID-19 prison outbreak in the state is due to the sheriff’s failure to adhere to public health guidelines, which puts inmates at risk of serious harm or even death. The ACLU is asking for an expedited hearing and court order requiring the sheriff to comply.
Freezing weather didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the 60 or so Trump supporters who gathered outside Colorado’s Capitol today to support a group that claims China rigged the election and predicts the U.S. will go to war against the Asian nation.
U.S. Rep.-elect Lauren Boebert (R-CO) wants you to think she’s a fighter. She’s pushing back on COVID health orders. She’s saying, “Hell no,” to Beto O’Rourke. She’s poised to confront U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). And she has her gun on her waist.
The East Area Plan was passed through Denver City Council on Nov. 16, with a 12-1 vote. I was the lone “No” vote, just as I was the lone “No” vote in October on the East Central Area Plan, which is in my district.