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Nicolais: Tay Anderson should rethink his Trumpian tactics

In response to the investigation into his conduct released last week, Anderson sounded remarkably similar in style to the former president

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Schools should prioritize teaching youth about sexual consent

It’s just as important as reading, writing, and math, and it’s a key to reducing sexual assault

Opinion Columns

Wilson: The tide turns for Tay Anderson, but will the left learn not to be too quick to judgment?

Denver school board member has been cyber-bullied, even after his anonymous accuser recanted her claims of sexual assault

Opinion Columns

Bill Cosby accuser who lives in Colorado now wants spotlight on proposed changes to sexual assault laws

Heidi Thomas, who testified in court that Cosby sexually assaulted her in the 1980s, said that when she read Cosby would be released from prison it was a “punch in the gut.”

Crime and Courts

Silverman: Bill Cosby isn’t funny. Nor is Bruce Castor, the prosecutor whose missteps set him free.

Vainglorious Trump-defending attorney Bruce Castor and comic Bill Cosby claim the current high ground. Reality lays them low.

Opinion Columns

Federal appeals court revives former DU student’s claim that anti-male bias led to his expulsion

The lawsuit, which was first filed in August 2017 after a sexual assault claim was brought against the student, now heads back to a federal district court

Education

Colorado lawmakers approve effort to give past child sex assault victims a chance to sue their abusers, institutions

Senate Bill 88 would give survivors of abuse after 1960 for whom the civil statute of limitations has expired the ability to file lawsuits during a three-year window starting Jan. 1, 2022

Crime and Courts

Former Buffalo Exchange employees file lawsuit alleging sexual assault, harassment, negligence

The resale fashion company’s three Colorado stores closed abruptly last summer amid allegations on Instagram that co-owner Todd Colletti assaulted and abused employees for years.

Business

Denver Public Schools board initiates outside investigation into Tay Anderson sexual assault allegations

On Tuesday, the seven-member Denver school board said it “looks forward to an independent view of the facts"

Education

Opinion: Why too few Black women and girls report sexual violence

As we strive to prevent and end sexual violence, we must start by interacting with survivors in a supportive, empathetic, and trauma-informed manner.

Opinion Columns

After decades of debate, Colorado will give sex assault victims unlimited time to sue their abusers

Senate Bill 73 is on its way to Gov. Jared Polis’ desk and would eliminate Colorado’s six-year statute of limitations for child sex abuse victims

Politics and Government

Black Lives Matter group says Tay Anderson sexually assaulted a woman. He denies it.

News

Opinion: Sexual-assault survivors in rural Colorado need quality abortion services close to home

Pending state legislation is a step toward equity for survivors who deserve the same access, respect and dignity as any other patient.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: When allegations of sexual assault and harassment emerge, institutions need to take action

Universities and other institutions must take prompt action to support survivors who disclose and work to end sexual violence. We should expect no less.

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s review of Catholic Church sex abuse named priests, but not those who covered up their crimes

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office said time limited the investigation. The Catholic Church says it’s taken responsibility. But victims say the whole story hasn’t been told.

News

Opinion: Why lawmakers should reform law to help victims of childhood sexual abuse

Opinion Columns

Effort to give Colorado child sex assault survivors unlimited time to sue abusers is rejected

House Bill 1296, brought in the wake of a damning report on Colorado’s Catholic church, was set aside at the request of one of its prime sponsors in the hopes of bringing future legislation that will also benefit past survivors of abuse. The decision to sideline the measure drew disappointment.

Politics and Government

Silverman: Examining Tara Reade’s sex assault allegations against Joe Biden

Opinion Columns

Even if Colorado gives child sex assault victims unlimited time to sue, it may be too late for those already abused

Lawmakers are considering eliminating the civil statute of limitations for child sex assault, but Colorado’s constitution appears to prohibit laws from working retroactively. Victims’ advocates think there is a path to address past abuse.

Politics and Government

Former Colorado priest up for possible parole in sex abuse case; was named in attorney general’s report

Timothy Evans was sentenced to 14 years to life in prison in 2007 for sexually assaulting a boy who worked at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Fort Collins

Crime and Courts
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