Tag:civil rights

‘Freedom Riders’ Lead the Way Toward Equal Rights Movement in Colorado

CORE’s 1943 Colorado demonstration was one of the first successful protests for the group in the region but it wasn’t until larger court cases like Keyes v. School District 1 that real changes to state laws began happening.

U.S. Justices End Florist Fight to Discriminate Against Gay Couple on Religious Grounds

The Supreme Court, on a July 2 divided vote, passed on deciding whether a private business can discriminate against LGBTQ customers.

Colorado’s First Steps Toward Equality, a Continuing Effort

The CRA joined several other civil rights laws on the books, but the state made little progress toward equality until the 1960s and '70s.

Appeals Judges Put Hold on Lower Court Ruling Finding Constitutional Right to Possess, Carry Combat-Style Firearms

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals stayed a ruling that California’s ban on assault weapons violates the Second Amendment.

EEOC Holds Hearing on Pandemic’s Civil Rights Impact

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently held a hearing on the civil rights implications of the COVID-19 pandemic