Front Range developer Tim Walsh, who is running for state senate in Jefferson County, promises to “keep politics out of the classroom,” but he’s also funding a right-wing group with the opposite goal: teaching a conservative Christian version of American history to young people.
Boulder County’s indoor mask requirement ends today, except on the University of Colorado campus, where earlier this week the CU Boulder Public Health Office announced it would continue the campus mask requirement despite the county’s decision. This prompted CU Regent and gubernatorial hopeful Heidi Ganahl to call on her own institution to “drop the mandates.”
Last week, CU Regent Heidi Ganahl interviewed far-right radio host Dennis Prager at an invite-only event hosted by her gubernatorial campaign. Prager shared numerous eye-popping statements, including dangerous misinformation about COVID vaccines, an assortment of racial clichés, multiple diatribes attacking transgender people, concluding at one point, “the Left hates children’s innocence because they hate people.”
Heidi Ganahl’s campaign for governor is facing controversy as she deals with a potential COVID-19 outbreak at a recent campaign event featuring right-wing media personality Dennis Prager, who tested positive for the virus this week after saying he’d been trying to catch it in order to gain immunity in lieu of getting vaccinated.