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Woman Faces Jail Time for Writing 'Stop Putting Kids in Cages' Outside GOP Congressman Ken Buck's Office Woman Faces Jail Time for Writing 'Stop Putting Kids in Cages' Outside GOP Congressman Ken Buck's Office

On Monday, local news channel Denver7 reported that a woman in Castle Rock, Colorado was charged with a misdemeanor after protesting outside Republican Congressman Ken Buck’s office, an act of dissent which included writing on the sidewalk in chalk.

Camping Teen Miraculously Survives Bear 'Crunching' On His Head Camping Teen Miraculously Survives Bear 'Crunching' On His Head

Wildlife officials are looking for a black bear in Colorado, who was behaving “atypically” when it tried to drag a 19-year-old out of his sleeping bag by the head.

Supreme Court Will Hear Appeal of Baker Who Refused to Sell Wedding Cake to Gay Couple  Supreme Court Will Hear Appeal of Baker Who Refused to Sell Wedding Cake to Gay Couple 

On Monday, the Supreme Court said that next term it will consider the appeal of a Denver baker who refused to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple.

Colorado Judge Rules That the Fair Housing Law Protects LGBT Couple  Colorado Judge Rules That the Fair Housing Law Protects LGBT Couple 

In another recent legal victory for LGBT rights, a U.S District judge in Colorado ruled Wednesday that a landlord’s refusal to rent a townhouse to a lesbian couple is in violation of the federal Fair Housing Act.

Celebrities Are Not Here for United Airlines' Bullshit Leggings Ban Celebrities Are Not Here for United Airlines' Bullshit Leggings Ban

Today, we proud members of the Leggings Only community were aghast to learn of United Airlines’ crusade against acceptable pantlessness.

Colorado Electors Contest Law Requiring Them to Support Popular Vote Winner  Colorado Electors Contest Law Requiring Them to Support Popular Vote Winner 

Colorado electors Polly Baca and Robert Nemanich are seeking to overturn a state law that requires them to vote in accordance with the state’s popular vote. If this request were granted, it could create a precedent useful to electors in other states who hope to avoid voting for Donald Trump. However, a federal judge …

Anti-Abortion Activist Convicted of Trying to Bomb Clinic Objects to Doctor Calling Movement 'Violent' Anti-Abortion Activist Convicted of Trying to Bomb Clinic Objects to Doctor Calling Movement 'Violent'

Dr. Warren Hern, the Colorado doctor who performs later abortions and is under attack by a Congressional subcommittee, published a full-page newspaper ad in the Denver Post recently. In it, he accuses the committee of harassment and reminds them of murders committed by “anti-abortion fanatics,” as he put it. One…

Abortion Doctor Warren Hern Says Congressional Investigation Against Him Could Lead to His Assassination Abortion Doctor Warren Hern Says Congressional Investigation Against Him Could Lead to His Assassination

Dr. Warren Hern, the Colorado doctor who’s one of the few in the United States willing and trained to perform late-term abortions, is being investigated by an openly anti-abortion Congressional panel. Hern told a Boulder newspaper that the investigation is effectively painting “a target” on his back, and could lead to…

Donald Trump Goes to Colorado, Fusses Some More About Election Rigging Donald Trump Goes to Colorado, Fusses Some More About Election Rigging

Donald Trump—a Chipotle burrito taken to its natural, digested conclusion—spent the weekend campaigning in Colorado, which means that, yet again, he boohooed in public about purported election rigging. And in the process, he may have even implied that Colorado constituents should vote more than once.

A Colorado judge has once again ruled that Robert Dear, who killed three people in a shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood, is not competent to stand trial. Judge Gilbert Martinez has ruled twice before that Dear is not mentally fit stand trial, or, after numerous outbursts in court, to even participate in motions…

Trump Says He Was 'Brilliant' to Thwart a Bad Tax System Trump Says He Was 'Brilliant' to Thwart a Bad Tax System

Donald Trump—the bewigged swollen gallbladder who is somehow still a contender for president of the United States—thinks that his ability to thwart the country’s tax system emphasizes his ability to be a great president.

You People Need to Stop With This Scary Clown Bullshit You People Need to Stop With This Scary Clown Bullshit

Okay jokers, listen up. Maybe you think dressing as a psychotic clown seems like jolly good fun. Maybe you see it as some larger commentary on the macabre absurdity of human existence. Maybe you didn’t have to sleep with the lights on for an entire summer after watching Stephen King’s It at a slumber party. I don’t…

Four Survivors of the Mass Theater Shooting in Aurora Must Pay Cinemark At Least $700,000 Four Survivors of the Mass Theater Shooting in Aurora Must Pay Cinemark At Least $700,000

After losing a lawsuit in federal court, four survivors of the horrific mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado must pay Cinemark, the company that owns the theater, at least $700,000. In June, when the suit was thrown out, Cinemark filed a demand that the plaintiffs pay the company’s litigation costs.

Planned Parenthood Shooter Robert Dear Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial Again  Planned Parenthood Shooter Robert Dear Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial Again 

A judge has ruled Robert Lewis Dear, who killed three people and wounded nine at a Planned Parenthood in November 2015, incompetent to stand trial for the second time. Judge Gilbert Martinez first deemed Dear incompetent in May; at the time, Dear responded by calling the judge a “filthy animal.”

Bachelor Ben Has Very Suddenly and Mysteriously Withdrawn His Candidacy For Office Bachelor Ben Has Very Suddenly and Mysteriously Withdrawn His Candidacy For Office

A day after announcing his run for the 4th district of Colorado’s House, newly-out Republican and former Bachelor Ben Higgins has announced that actually, never mind!

Weed Arrests Have Increased for Black and Latino Teens in Colorado Weed Arrests Have Increased for Black and Latino Teens in Colorado

Colorado’s legalized marijuana laws have been predictably fruitful for white entrepreneurs, but reports confirm it’s made black and Latino teens even bigger targets of weed-related arrests.

Interview With a Woman Who Recently Had an Abortion at 32 Weeks Interview With a Woman Who Recently Had an Abortion at 32 Weeks

Elizabeth* is 35. She grew up in the South, currently lives in Brooklyn, and has been married for two years. After a previous miscarriage at 10 weeks, she was overjoyed to find herself pregnant for a second time. At 31 weeks, she found out that the baby boy she was carrying wouldn’t be able to breathe outside the womb…

Former Bachelor Ben Higgins Might Do the Inevitable and Run for Office in Colorado Former Bachelor Ben Higgins Might Do the Inevitable and Run for Office in Colorado

Now that he’s sailed off into the sunset with his beloved Lauren Bushnell (“Lauren B.”), last season’s Bachelor Ben Higgins has to find something to do with his time. So why not consider launching a bid for a spot in the Colorado State legislature?

Planned Parenthood Shooter Deemed Not Competent to Stand Trial Planned Parenthood Shooter Deemed Not Competent to Stand Trial

On Wednesday a judge in Colorado ruled that Robert Lewis Dear, Jr., the man charged with killing three during an attack on a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic, is not mentally competent to stand trial.

Colorado Found Some Money to Continue Its Very Successful Program Providing IUDs For Teens  Colorado Found Some Money to Continue Its Very Successful Program Providing IUDs For Teens 

In a nice development for your flagging faith in state governments, Colorado’s very successful program providing low-cost long-acting reversible contraception such as IUDs and hormonal implants for teens is getting funded again.

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