This afternoon at the Colorado Capitol, a few hours before Colorado lawmakers were set to discuss a controversial GOP-backed measure that would clear a legal pathway for doctors to write off-label prescriptions for unproven COVID-19 treatments, including for ivermectin – an anti-parasitic medication primarily used in animals and livestock – an activist from ProgressNow Colorado, who dressed as a horse, turned heads as he stood on the Grand Staircase, carrying signs that read, “Ivermectin is for horses” and “Hooves off my horse paste.”
Grand Junction GOP Event Featuring Reps Lauren Boebert & Jim Jordan Draws Opposing Groups
U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) and U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) attended a Mesa County Republicans fundraiser, Saturday, July 24, at the Grand Junction Convention Center, where both were slated to speak at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner that evening. Boebert was also invited to speak at Faith Heights Church the following morning during its Sunday service.
Paying Politicians to Criminalize Protest
A few years ago, massive protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock changed the popular narrative about what climate activism looked like. The protests made clear that ramming dangerous pipelines through vulnerable communities wasn’t going to be easy anymore.
The Weathering of Black America
After Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in 1968, his autopsy report revealed that at the young age of 39, he had “the heart of a 60-year old.”
Denver Police Use Tear Gas, Pepper Bullets in Clash With Protesters at Colo Capitol
A Denver protest of the killing of Minnesota resident George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers included numerous incidents of violence Thursday evening. Although most of the several hundred attendees left before dark, the conflict continued into the night. Eventually officers deployed tear gas canisters and pepper bullets on smaller but vocal and sometimes antagonistic groups remaining near Civic Center Park.
In Fundraising Email to “Fight Propaganda,” Colo GOP Leader Understates COVID Hospitalizations by Half
In a political fundraising email sent yesterday, statehouse Minority Leader Patrick Neville (R-Castle Rock) underreported the number of Coloradans hospitalized with coronavirus by half. He claims “fewer than 900 people” have had hospital stays, but publicly available state data put the total at over 2,000.
Yoga Class Demonstrates the Changing Positions of U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner
A group of progressive organizations rallied today in protest of Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-Colo.) fluid stances on national and local policy debates with a yoga class in front of his Denver office.
What you can do to stop Trump this week: An event guide
In the era of Donald Trump, it seems like there’s a rally, march, or protest for everyone. Check out this list of upcoming events to find yours.
A guide to anti-Trump inauguration events in Colorado
On Friday, Donald Trump will officially become the 45th president of the United States, and as most Coloradans demonstrated on Election Day, they’re not too happy about it.