Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado still allows killers to use gay or transgender “panic” defenses. But the strategy could soon be outlawed.

The strategy has recently been outlawed in a number of states, including California, New York and New Jersey. It’s still used in Colorado, though sparingly.

Nicolais: Colorado conservatives take steps toward LGBTQ equality

While GOP state house members introduced six bills targeting the LGBTQ community, opposition from many conservatives demonstrated a slow growth in LGBTQ equality among their ranks

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Republican anti-LGBTQ bills at the Colorado Capitol test: Where does the party stand?

A number of GOP members of the statehouse declined to talk about the measures. Several who did said they disagree with the slate of legislation.

Nicolais: Could a generational divide over Trump lead to an evangelical exodus?

Recent editorials in leading evangelical publications may indicate a changing tide in the historically Republican voting bloc


Nicolais: It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our friends

An open letter to one of my favorite authors after JK Rowling publicly undermined the transgender community


Nicolais: Denigrating Ellen DeGeneres isn’t just wrong, it’s harmful

The far-left outcry against DeGeneres over her friendship with former President George W. Bush demonstrates an ideology that would undermine political progress