Nearly three hundred people showed up at the Capitol last week to speak against a relatively narrow bill concerning sex education. Many of them were passionate in their opposition; some were outright angry.
UPDATE: As of late evening on July 2 the post has been deleted. The Huerfano GOP has still not replied to inquiries.
Anti-LGBT hate group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is best known in Colorado for suing the state on behalf of a baker who refused to serve a gay couple shopping for a wedding cake.
UPDATE: Alliance Defending Freedom and Colorado Christian University’s Centennial Institute requested a clarification that CCU was the organizer of the event and that it invited Alliance Defending Freedom. The post has been updated to reflect the Centennial Institute’s role as organizing entity. The source for the original assertion was ADF’s Facebook event page, which says: “Hosted by Jeff Hunt, Centennial Institute, Alliance Defending Freedom,” as well as CCU’s website, “Join Jack Phillips, Colorado Christian University, Alliance Defending Freedom, and faith leaders from around Colorado for a rally.”
You don’t have to be anti-gay to be anti-abortion, but the two sometimes run together in Colorado politics.
Richard Drake, the chair of the Saguache County, Colorado, Republican Party, has apparently removed a meme from his Facebook page depicting a castration device with the statement, “Make’em think twice before entering the ladies room. Share if you know what these are used for.”
Today, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) is launching their 4th annual World AIDS Day initiative, which will be its most extensive to date.