First Amendment

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

Sen. Kevin Grantham (credit: kevingrantham.com)

Colorado State Sen. Says Banning New Mosques Is Something to Think About

Colorado State Sen. Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, has expressed support for considering regulations on the construction of new mosques.

07/16/2012

Sgt. Gary Stein (credit: CBS)

Marine Booted From Corps For Facebook Comments About President Obama

A Marine claims he was just exercising his rights to free speech, but his comments on President Obama led to his discharge.

04/25/2012

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Biker Discrimination Bill Faces Long Odds

A Colorado bill that would ban businesses from discriminating against leather-clad motorcyclists faces long odds when it comes up for its first hearing Wednesday.

03/06/2012

Trash in Civic Center Park (credit: CBS)

Some Occupy Protesters Trash Civic Center Park On Purpose

All signs at Denver’s Civic Center Park are pointing to the possibility of another run-in with police after some Occupy Denver protesters trashed part of the park.

12/18/2011

The public works department warned Occupy Denver supporters to get rid of things like tarps and cardboard boxes by Thursday. (credit: CBS)

Denver Backing Off Removing Occupy Items For Now

The city of Denver backed off a plan Thursday to remove items left by anti-Wall Street protesters on a downtown sidewalk that has become their base, at least for now.

12/16/2011

An image from the Occupy Denver protest (credit: CBS)

Judge Refuses To Grant Restraining Order To Occupy Denver

Occupy Denver protesters have lost the first round in their lawsuit accusing police of violating their First Amendment rights by harassing and ticketing them.

12/07/2011

Smoke from the extinguishing of a grill (credit: CBS)

Judge Weighs Occupy Charges Against Denver Police

A federal judge is considering whether to order Denver police to stop enforcing laws in a way that Occupy Denver protesters say violates their free speech.

12/06/2011

An officer using pepper spray on the crowd (credit: CBS)

Arrested Occupy Protester Says She Was Taunted

An Occupy Denver protester testified Monday that a city police officer pepper-sprayed and taunted her before she was arrested.

12/05/2011

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