James Duncan, executive director of Colorado Library Consortium, accesses one of the many library databases that activists say purposely push porn to kids. Duncan says the allegation is not true, noting it is important for libraries and librarians to stand up for truth. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Protecting kids from porn? Assaulting free speech? Library critics take aim at public databases.

Colorado parents’ lawsuit and conservative group claiming to defend “virtue and freedom” claim national information provider made online porn available to kids -- deliberately

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Here’s what the crowded Democratic field for U.S. Senate is missing, and why it may soon change

Former Colorado House Speaker Alice Madden is expected to enter the contest. Secretary of State Jena Griswold is mulling a bid.

A Nazi flag led this Western Mayberry to confront hate once again. Now Fruita aims to send a different message.

A rural Colorado town makes its history of inclusivity its new mantra: “This was a wake-up call for us.”

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Former Colorado foster youth make themselves heard for “sibling bill of rights,” driver’s license bill

The two proposed bills are the result of a generation of foster youth who are louder than any before them