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.
Millions more people across the U.S. now may get COVID-19 booster vaccine doses after leaders of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) authorized mix-and-match vaccines and provided long-awaited guidance to people who received Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccines.
Findings from a poll released today show that Colorado Latinos, who faced a myriad of challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, are looking to state and federal lawmakers to address issues in jobs, housing, and internet access for their communities.
By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News
Colorado’s Catholic bishops are vocally opposing vaccine mandates, saying vaccination is not “morally obligatory” despite the high covid-19 death toll and citing their anti-abortion stance and their skepticism of government mandates related to “personal conscience.”
GOP U.S. Senate Candidate Says He Was Referring to Dem Behavior When He Said, “This Racism Thing? It’s a Lie.”
On July 20, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Peter Yu spoke at a campaign event in Golden where he said hate crimes against Asian-Americans were being exaggerated for political gain by Democrats.
President Joe Biden’s commitment to donate 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses (sufficient to fully vaccinate 250 million people) was great news, but with billions of people in desperate need and some countries not having any access to COVID-19 vaccines, America can and should do far more.
As Mesa County, Colorado, COVID cases surge to concerning levels, conservative activists are hosting a conspiracist event featuring three pseudo-medical “doctors,” all of whom actively promote coronavirus disinformation.
With the statewide mask requirement long gone and warm weather finally here to stay, Jon Caldara decided it was time to throw a mask-burning party. 40 or so like-minded people answered his call to gather in the Independence Institute parking lot late Thursday afternoon in downtown Denver for drinks, snacks and a chance to make none other than Governor Polis’ wish come true.
The pandemic has dramatically exposed the vital role that care workers play in our society. As child care centers and schools closed and nursing homes became COVID-19 hotspots, families have strained to juggle work and other responsibilities while taking care of loved ones.