Posted inCrime and Courts, News, Politics and Government

Colorado lawmakers may change when police can intervene in a protest after summer of unrest

Colorado law enforcement would be barred from breaking up a protest unless there is an imminent threat of violence or major property damage from a “significant” number of people acting in unison, under legislation introduced Tuesday at the state legislature. Senate Bill 31 comes in response to unrest last summer following the killing of George […]

Posted inElection 2020, News, Politics and Government

PHOTOS: Coloradans react to Joe Biden winning the presidency

The presidential election was called in Democrat Joe Biden’s favor on Saturday, sending scores of Coloradans out into the streets to both celebrate and decry his victory. Colorado Sun photographers fanned out to capture the scene. Mobile users: Turn your phones horizontally to view the images and the captions. MORE: Joe Biden supporters across Colorado […]

Posted inColoradans, Education, News

Tragedy has prepared Colorado students for their next battle: police brutality and racism

Minutes before a group of young protesters was set to begin its own Black Lives Matter moment on Saturday, the skies opened up. Heavy rain mixed with wind gusts and swirling dust sent demonstrators sheltering in groups near cars at Strive Prep – RISE near Denver’s Green Valley Ranch neighborhood. Most of the protesters, most […]