American Civil Liberties Union

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Judge Orders Colorado Cake Maker To Serve Gay Couples

A Colorado judge says a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs.

12/06/2013

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Colorado Court Hears Discrimination Case Over Wedding Cake

A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony should not be forced to violate his religious beliefs, his attorney told a judge.

12/04/2013

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ACLU: Durango Hospital Illegally Bans Abortion Discussion

The American Civil Liberties Union accused a Durango hospital Wednesday of illegally telling doctors they cannot discuss abortion with a patient, even if pregnancy threatens her life.

11/13/2013

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Proposed Marijuana Law Revised To Allow Backyard Smoking

Those who felt the proposed marijuana law in Denver went too far have gotten their way — in part. The draft ordinance has been revised so that people don’t have to worry about being cited for smoking pot in their backyards.

11/05/2013

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Ordinance Would Allow Arrests Of Pot Smokers On Their Own Property

After a string of pot giveaways and public smoking following the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is trying to crack down on where people can light up.

10/14/2013

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ACLU Worried About Hancock’s Proposed Pot Ordinance

There’s more controversy over legalized marijuana after some members of the Denver City Council want to limit open consumption. Marijuana advocates say the city may be violating the spirit of Amendment 64.

10/13/2013

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Drug Abuse Groups Say Pot Stance Of Feds Is Wrong

Drug abuse prevention groups asked the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday how it will know whether its acceptance of recreational marijuana laws in Washington and Colorado affects public health.

09/04/2013

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Englewood Reviews Options After Ruling On Sex Offender Ordinance

Some sex offenders in Colorado can now live closer to schools, parks, and playgrounds after a judge lifted residency restrictions that were in place in Englewood’s city limits.

08/23/2013

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Judge Overturns Englewood Sex Offender Law

A federal judge has overturned an Englewood ordinance that restricts where convicted sex offenders can live.

08/22/2013

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Judge: Redacted Execution Protocol Can Be Released

DENVER (AP) — A Denver judge has ordered the Colorado Department of Corrections to release a redacted version of its latest protocol for carrying out lethal injections, as the public conversation about the death penalty […]

08/01/2013

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