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ACLU Unimpressed By Colorado City Anti-Begging Law

The ACLU says Grand Junction’s city council has taken a step in the right direction with changes to its anti-begging law, but could go further.

04/18/2014

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Colorado Court To Hear School Voucher Appeal

The Colorado Supreme Court has agreed to review a Court of Appeals ruling that allowed one of Colorado’s first school voucher programs.

03/17/2014

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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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Englewood Fighting To Keep Tough Sex Offender Ordinance

The city of Englewood is fighting to keep one of the toughest sex offender ordinances in the state, and what happens there could impact other Front Range towns.

08/27/2013

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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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Settlement Reached In Colorado Patrol Shooting

The Colorado State Patrol has agreed to pay more than $1 million to the family of a man who was shot and killed when he refused to allow troopers into his home without a warrant.

01/07/2013

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Springs Panhandling Law Delayed Due To ACLU Lawsuit

The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a panhandling ban in Colorado Springs.

12/04/2012

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ACLU Sues Over Colorado Springs Panhandling Ban

A panhandling ban on its way to Colorado Springs faces a legal challenge from the Colorado ACLU.

11/28/2012

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Brighton Police Say Taking DNA From Child Victims An ‘Oversight’

Brighton police say one of their uniformed officers made a “misassessment” when she took DNA samples from a 12-year-old boy and his 11-year-old sister when their mother wasn’t home and no adults were present.

11/16/2011