First Amendment

Michael Carr's campaign sign on his home in the Cheesman Park Neighborhood is in violation of zoning codes. (credit: CBS)

Man Settles With Denver Over Oversized Political Sign For $1

Michael Carr sued the city for violating his First Amendment rights. He was cited for posting an oversized political campaign sign in his front yard.

04/12/2013

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Judge: Law On Colorado Ballot Measures Unconstitutional

A federal court says a Colorado law requiring that only state residents be allowed to circulate ballot petitions is a violation of the First Amendment.

04/02/2013

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‘Revenge Porn’ Website Has Colorado Women Outraged

A website operated from Colorado Springs that harvests hundreds of nude and explicit pictures and then displays them on the site has Colorado women outraged after their most private photos showed up unexpectedly.

02/03/2013

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Racy Twitter Updates Land Overland High Teacher In Hot Water

A teacher in the Cherry Creek School District has been put on paid leave as the district investigates her Twitter account.

01/29/2013

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Denver Rally Calls For Campaign Finance Changes

A group of campaign finance activists are rallying in Denver to call for new limits on campaign funding.

01/19/2013

The lone protester outside the Tanner Gun Show (credit: CBS)

Lone Protester Pickets Tanner Gun Show In Denver

As the debate over gun control continues big crowds were met with a protester at the Tanner Gun Show at the Denver Merchandise Mart on Saturday.

12/29/2012

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Colorado Springs Panhandling Ban Blocked By Judge

A judge has blocked the enforcement of Colorado Springs’ new panhandling ban.

12/18/2012

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Gay Couple In Attack Mailer Urges Suit To Advance

A New Jersey gay couple whose engagement photo was used in Colorado political attack mailers are “innocent bystanders” whose image was stolen, and their federal lawsuit against a group who used the picture should proceed.

12/11/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

The First Amendment and Foreign Policy Conundrum

A right we have held dear for over two hundred years is the key to the complications the United States faces in Middle East. And niether side seems to be ready to back down any time soon.

09/13/2012

CBS4's Alan Gionet interviews participants in the Warrior Dash at Copper Mountain about political ads. (credit: CBS)

Mudslinging Not About To Go Away

The election is nine weeks away, and we can expect to see even more campaign ads. There’s a good chance many more will be negative ads. That made CBS4’s Alan Gionet wonder “How negative is too negative?”

09/04/2012

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