Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: Coloradans are proud to support the fight for the rule of law

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a number of historic decisions, including legal protections for gay and transgender workers and the continued authorization of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which grants temporary legal status to people who arrived in the United States illegally as children. These decisions come despite opposition […]

Posted inCrime and Courts, News

Federal prosecutors in Colorado are looking to charge criminal “agitators” at Denver’s George Floyd protests

The FBI and federal prosecutors in Colorado are working to identify and potentially charge so-called “agitators” they believe joined Denver’s protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death and have incited and carried out most of the criminal activity over the past several days. U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn said Monday that he believes getting that […]

Posted inCrime and Courts, News, Politics and Government

Colorado’s new U.S. attorney agrees with rescinding of Cole Memo, says “jury is still out” on enforcement around marijuana concentrates

Jason Dunn, Colorado’s new U.S. attorney, says he agrees with the Trump administration’s decision last year to rescind an Obama-era directive that largely took a hands-off approach to enforcement in states that legalized marijuana. The President Donald Trump appointee also said he’s also concerned about highly potent cannabis concentrates. “The jury is still out on […]