John Kellner, the 18th Judicial District Attorney, is running a tough-on-crime campaign against Democratic Attorney General Phil Weiser, but a Douglas County man says Kellner failed to prosecute a road rage incident involving a Parker Police Department volunteer.
District Attorney John Kellner, who is running to be Colorado’s Attorney General on a platform of cracking down on crime, cashed a check from a QAnon-promoting donor who was at the U.S. Capitol on Jan 6. Kellner’s decision to keep the insurrectionist’s donation is surprising because last month he appeared to say he wouldn’t.
With three weeks until the election, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe O’Dea, Republican gubernatorial candidate Heidi Ganahl, and Republican Attorney General candidate John Keller all held campaign events in Colorado Springs this weekend.
John Kellner, Who’s Running To Be Colorado’s Top Lawyer, Wouldn’t Have Challenged Trump in Court, As Phil Weiser Did
In an interview last week, John Kellner, the Republican who’s running to be Colorado’s top lawyer, wouldn’t name a case where he agreed with Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser’s decision to go to court to oppose former President Donald Trump’s legal positions or policies.
Kellner Dismisses CO Legal Actions To Defend Abortion Rights As ‘Driven by Politics Rather Than Public Safety’
In the wake of the leaked Supreme Court opinion that likely indicates Roe v. Wade’s imminent demise, Colorado Democrats’ passage of the Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA) appears especially timely. Enshrining abortion access in state law won’t just protect Coloradans but residents of red states where officials have been champing at the bit for decades to ban abortion but for the federal protections of Roe.
Eighteenth Judicial District Attorney John Kellner, the Colorado GOP’s lone candidate for attorney general, faces an ethics complaint for his decision not to charge a former Douglas County undersheriff and campaign donor with misconduct despite a finding of probable cause by investigators.
The Colorado state Senate approved a bill Wednesday that would reduce the penalty for felony murder, a statute under Colorado state law that allows a person to be convicted of murder and automatically sentenced to life in prison without having killed anyone or been aware of the murder.