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Political protests seem at all time high, but do they work?

Gwendalynn Roebeke, left, was among dozens of people at a protest of President Donald Trump's travel ban on several mostly Muslim nations at the University of Colorado in Boulder on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. Such scenes have become daily occurrences since Trump took office, and their ultimate success will depend on whether they can be sustained, according to a Metropolitan State University political science professor.( Cliff Grassmick/Daily Camera via AP)
Protests, email and letter writing campaigns targeted at members of Congress and packed town hall meetings have seemingly become the norm since Donald Trump assumed the presidency. Opposition is nothing new to anyone who’s sat in the Oval Office — or in any elected office for that matter — and tried to carry out new […]

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Hancock doubling down, holding immigration forum

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will co-host a public forum Saturday, Feb. 11, to help tell immigrants and other community members about what the city can and will do in response to President Donald Trump’s recent executive actions regarding immigration. In a statement released the same day Trump announced a ban on immigration from several mostly […]

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Weekes: Taxpayers footing millions in Colorado’s criminal alien sanctuary city policies

Stan Weekes

Mayors in Boulder, Denver and Aurora have lately made pronouncements in defense of their “sanctuary city” policies of non-cooperation with federal immigration law enforcement. They are evidently unaware that the sanctuary era was given a death sentence by the Obama administration a full six months before President Trump’s January 25 executive order. Last July 6, […]

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Official: Some refugees still arriving in Colorado this week in wake of order

Afghan refugees (Courtesy European Refugee Agency)

State officials said an estimated 17 refugees should be arriving in Colorado by Thursday under President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees. Seven refugees — from countries including Bhutan, the Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Afghanistan — were scheduled to arrive in the state Monday and Tuesday, officials with the Colorado Department […]

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Williams bill would impose criminal liability on officials for ‘sanctuary’ policies

Colorado Springs Republican House District 15 candidate Dave Williams casually takes in the happenings. He can afford to relax. Williams is running to fill the seat being vacated by conservative internet preacher Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt. Williams won the GOP primary and is a shoo-in to win in the general election against Democrat Sharon Huff.

A Colorado Springs Republican wants victims of what he calls “sanctuary city policies” to be able to file lawsuits and lodge criminal complaints against the “lawless politicians” who put the policies in place. State Rep. Dave Williams said Monday he plans to introduce “The Colorado Politician Accountability Act” this week, legislation aimed at holding officials […]

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