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The governor of Arizona announced that she vetoed a controversial bill that would have pitted religious rights against gay rights. Colorado faced boycotts when it waded into the gay rights issue in the early 1990s.
Colorado lawmakers have rejected a GOP proposal to curb the governor’s ability to grant reprieves to death row inmates.
The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to order Colorado to open the case file of a man on death row.
Bob Autobee wanted death for the inmate accused of killing his son, a prison guard, the first time he was prosecuted over a decade ago, but he’s now changed his mind and is fighting to testify on the convict’s behalf.
The Democrats’ candidate for Colorado attorney general says the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage violates the constitutional rights of gay couples and that the law shouldn’t be defended.
Media organizations have asked a judge to unseal court files in a Colorado death penalty case.
Lawyers for the man accused of killing 12 people at a Colorado movie theater say they’ll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to require a Fox News reporter to reveal the confidential sources she used in a story about defendant James Holmes.
Hundreds of people helped search for Sherry Arnold and calls for frontier-style justice greeted the arrest of the man accused of killing her.
A judge has scheduled a November hearing to decide whether a Colorado man charged with killing an eastern Montana teacher should be declared ineligible for the death penalty.
Colorado is asking the federal courts to stay out of a dispute about whether its strict tax and spending limits has robbed the state of a republican form of government.