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NAACP Supports Legalization Of Marijuana In Colorado

Voters in Colorado will be asked to decide whether to legalize marijuana. The initiative is getting the backing of the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization.

08/23/2012

Medical Marijuana (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)

NAACP Backs Colorado’s Pot Legalization Measure

Colorado’s marijuana legalization measure has a new supporter.

08/23/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

File photo: Mitt Romney and John Sununu (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Opinion: Learn To Be An American

One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.

07/18/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White Votes

Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.

07/12/2012

Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado Springs (credit: lamborn.house.gov)

NAACP, Ministers Chide Lamborn For Remark

A group of Democrats and civil-rights activists planned to visit the Colorado Springs office of Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn Monday to express outrage over his recent comparison of the president to a “tar baby.”

08/08/2011

The Confederate flag (credit: AP)

Memorial Day Confederate Flag Stirs Concerns

A decision by veterans to place a Confederate flag on graves of veterans buried at Steamboat Springs Cemetery is stirring concerns.

05/25/2011