The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a Colorado case that asked the question, Should abortion protesters be allowed to wave signs featuring "gruesome images" in places where children might see?
The case started in 2005, when abortion protesters did just that outside St. John's Cathedral in ... More >>
Should abortion protestors be allowed to wave signs featuring "gruesome images" in places where children might see them? That's the question two Colorado anti-abortion advocates and the Chicago-based Thomas More Society, a national pro-life law firm, want the U.S. Supreme Court to answer.
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As we reported yesterday, CEO Franklin Sain was arrested over threatening e-mails to state rep and gun-control advocate Rhonda Fields; see examples below. (Warning: They're explicit.) The firm for which Sain works has now suspended him, but that's not enough for the region's NAACP affiliate. The org ... More >>
After three days of panels on everything from feminism and film making to bicycles, banks and Burger King, the Art of Social Justice conference on the Auraria campus came to a close last night with a breathtaking speech by human rights activist, Dr. Cornel West. The Turnhalle Ballroom in the Tivoli ... More >>
If there's any winner in the Women of the World Poetry Slam, it's Denver, first figuratively and now literally. The international championship, in its fifth year and Denver's first as the host city, kicked off Thursday and held its second preliminary round on Friday before ending with two X chromos ... More >>
Latest Word is off to mark Martin Luther King Day, but will be back on duty early tomorrow morning. The Martin Luther King Marade (that's march/parade) gets under way this morning at 9 a.m. The Colorado Progressive Coalition will be holding its own rally before the marade, asking for police accounta ... More >>
It was one of the most egregious and highly publicized miscarriages of justice in American history: the murder of Emmett Louis Till, a 16-year-old black boy who was brutally murdered for the supposed crime of flirting with a while woman in rural Mississippi in 1955. Though the obviously guilt ... More >>
The original casket of Emmett Till was among the missing items uncovered in the Alsip, Illinois, cemetery scandal. After the body of the fourteen-year-old civil rights martyr was exhumed in 2005 for an investigation into Till's lynching back in 1955, when the Chicago boy dared to talk to a white wom ... More >>