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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 30, 20187min1572

DENVER — Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, a Republican candidate for governor, told a GOP group last week she would sign a bill removing protection based on sexual orientation from Colorado's anti-discrimination law. Her remarks drew criticism from the state's leading LGBTQ-advocacy organization, but Coffman later said she meant she would repeal the protection only if it turned out it wasn't needed anymore.


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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandMarch 13, 201817min972

It was founded nearly 70 years ago, before the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964, and has its roots in an early state anti-discrimination law that dates back to 1895. But now the state’s Civil Rights Commission is teetering on the brink of elimination — or potentially facing major changes to its mandate and authority — thanks in large part to the Lakewood baker who refused, on religious grounds, to provide a cake for a same-sex couple.


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Joey BunchJoey BunchMarch 3, 201811min441