Walker Stapleton’s “complete and total endorsement” this week by Trump came as a surprise, in part because other Colorado candidates, who’ve also backed Trump, did not get the President’s kiss of approval.
Candidate For Attorney General Is Now More Skeptical Of Laws Allowing Guns To Be Taken From Dangerous People
The Republican candidate for Colorado attorney general, George Brauchler, is now more skeptical than he was this spring of legislation allowing law enforcement officials to ask the courts for permission to take guns from people deemed to pose a significant risk to themselves or others.
A leading Colorado anti-abortion group is promoting a cartoon deemed so racist that it was banned by the national anti-choice group that commissioned it 30 years ago. Colorado Campaign for Life (CCFL) shared the cartoon, which compares a slave to a fetus, on its Facebook page Monday:
CO Lawmakers Are Using an Iowa Woman’s Death To Push Their Anti-Immigrant Agenda. The Victim’s Family Wants None of It.
Colorado lawmakers are joining the nationwide chorus of conservatives who are seizing on the death of an Iowa woman who was allegedly killed by an undocumented immigrant to push the false narrative that immigrants make communities less safe and to advocate for tougher immigration laws.
Trump’s Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, whose department manages America’s national parks and other lands, met with Colorado Senate Republicans today, prompting Colorado Senate President Kevin Grantham (R-Canon City) to send a tweet stating that Zinke is doing a “great job.”
Walker Stapleton endorser Tom Tancredo has partnered with State Sen. Tim Neville (R-Littleton) and his son Joe Neville to promote political messaging that reflects the anti-immigrant rhetoric of President Trump and pushes the limits of inflammatory and race-baiting statements.
Advancing Colorado’s May 4 Facebook post, which referenced a comment former First Lady Michelle Obama made in a graduation speech, generated numerous comments, many of which were blatantly racist, sexist or transphobic. The post noted that Obama acknowledged a nickname actor Nick Cannon gave her, calling her his “Forever First Lady.”
Colorado’s Senate Republicans killed a bill Monday night that would have allowed law enforcement officials to ask the courts for permission to seize guns from people who are deemed to pose a “significant risk” to themselves or others.
A pair of state representatives introduced a bipartisan bill to address gun safety and mental health. Despite several prominent Republican elected officials publicly supporting the bill, Rep. Cole Wist’s (R-Centennial) decision to sponsor it with Democrat Alec Garnett (D-Denver) prompted immediate outrage from some of his Republican colleagues.
Colorado has dug itself into a hole, budget-wise, and it’s time to stop digging, say progressive fiscal analysts
The Bell Policy Center and the Colorado Fiscal Institute (CFI) are trying to popularize their view that Colorado needs more tax dollars to pay for schools, roads, child care, housing, and other basic community needs.