U.S. Supreme Court
Nicolais: Colorado’s GOP has not learned its lesson on anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric from 10 years ago
In the most chaotic end of session in Colorado legislative history, Republicans lost the state for a decade — now they are doubling down
Carman: Even in Colorado, women’s rights, human rights are under siege
Despite relentless political spin, abortion bans have nothing to do with life and everything to do with controlling women.
Littwin: I got Michael Bennet out of his sickbed to discuss Roe and the child tax credit. Yeah, he felt even worse.
But what if overturning Roe, which most Americans support, backfires on Republicans, giving Democrats a chance to hold on to Congress in November?
Littwin: Whatever happens to Trump in 2024, his Supreme Court appointees ensure the revolution lives on
The Alito draft that would overturn Roe v. Wade is real. And dangerous. And a full-on assault on women’s rights. And the Big Truth is that this is just the beginning.
More abortion patients, more money, more volunteers in Colorado if Roe v. Wade is struck down
Both sides predict more intensity in Colorado if states in the South and Midwest outlaw abortion
Littwin: Will Smith should have taken his cue on how to handle anger from Cory Booker
Everyone knows by now every single thing about the Oscars slap heard ‘round the world. But Smith passed on the chance to do what he does best — to play the hero.
Littwin: The Ginni Thomas-Meadows texts take us deep inside the Trump White House crazy
Don’t expect Clarence Thomas to recuse himself on Big Lie cases any more than you’d expect Josh Hawley to retract saying Ketanji Brown Jackson is soft on child pornographers.
Littwin: As Colorado Dems move to pass abortion-rights law, GOP falls back on theatrics
If the Supreme Court overturns Roe, as expected, it’s hard to see how magnifying abortion rights will do anything but help state Democratic candidates in November.
Nicolais: Cold wars and culture wars never go away
As the world watched Russia invade Ukraine, culture warriors here in the U.S. reignited battles believed to be long over
Supreme Court will hear case of Colorado web designer who would refuse service to gay people
Denver-area web designer Lorie Smith says her religious beliefs prevent her from building wedding sites for gay couples and that state anti-discrimination law violates her free-speech and religious rights
Littwin: Remember when Reagan and Trump made their affirmative action picks for the Supreme Court?
Those criticizing President Joe Biden for saying he’ll choose a Black woman to replace Stephen Breyer seem to have forgotten pledges leading up to Justices O’Connor and Barrett.
Nicolais: Stephen Breyer gets caught by the politics of Supreme Court appointments
The partisan fights between presidents and the U.S. Senate forced the justice out while he could be reasonably assured who would replace him
COVID-related labor laws, from vaccine mandates to paid leave, have Colorado employers confused
Employers are balancing vaccine requirements with labor shortages and trying to keep up with changes to national, state and local labor laws
Littwin: Whatever else might be different about the Oxford High shooting, the reaction is always the same
This time, with so many red flags in evidence, the parents and the school are getting intense scrutiny. So is the Supreme Court. But once again, Congress will do nothing.
Littwin: The Supreme Court is expected to overturn or gut Roe v. Wade. In either case, that’s just the beginning.
Nicolais: Supreme Court abortion case could have far wider political implications
If the court adopts a more deferential position to states’ rights, it could set in motion a cavalcade of state laws further dividing the country
Littwin: Shouldn’t the question be why Kyle Rittenhouse was carrying an assault-style weapon in order to, uh, help people?
Whether or not the then-17 year old is convicted of murder, the right to carry a gun in a provocative situation is what, in America, some call freedom
Littwin: Conservative Supreme Court justices are asking us to, please, stop calling them partisan hacks
Since the court decided not to issue a stay on a Texas abortion law, justices have rushed to defend themselves. Are they listening to critics?
Nicolais: Marriage was the best decision Gov. Jared Polis has made yet
Gov. Jared Polis and Marlon Reis wed on Wednesday, a fairytale triumph of love over adversity
Littwin: Anyone who actually believes in freedom should be outraged by court ruling on Texas’ abortion law
The unconstitutional law leaves it to bounty hunters and vigilantes to enforce a law against abortions after six weeks. And you were worried about school kids having to wear a mask during a pandemic?