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The dignity of work – a company's quest for the mentally ill

Sep 8, 2016 - 06:02 am .- When Bayaud Enterprises was started in 1969 in Denver, Colorado, they had one thing on their mind: employment.

From slavery to model of mercy – the powerful story of Julia Greeley

Sep 7, 2016 - 11:06 am .- Julia Greeley was a familiar sight on the streets of Denver in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

For this disability advocate, Colo. assisted suicide measure still not safe

Aug 31, 2016 - 09:02 am .- Voters in Colorado will decide whether to legalize assisted suicide in their state in November, after a campaign gathered enough signatures to put the proposal on the ballot.

A heated debate: Is killing an acceptable end to human suffering?

Feb 5, 2015 - 06:34 pm .- Two worlds collided when scholars with opposite viewpoints met in Boulder, Colorado to debate the legalization of physician-assisted suicide.

A tale of two cakes: Colorado's far-reaching religious freedom fight

Jan 28, 2015 - 05:02 pm .- The battleground for religious freedom is currently the soft, frosted tops of cakes in Colorado.

Colo. bishops refute claims regarding personhood ballot measure

Oct 26, 2014 - 04:28 pm .- The Colorado Catholic bishops responded last week to a recent media campaign sponsored by Catholics for Choice against Amendment 67, saying the campaign was “riddled with inaccurate facts and statistics.”  

Federal judge strikes down Colo. marriage defense amendment

Jul 24, 2014 - 08:07 pm .- A federal judge ruled Wednesday against Colorado’s marriage defense amendment, leading the state attorney general to say the case will ultimately be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Attorney: courts overturning marriage laws use 'raw judicial power'

Jun 18, 2014 - 02:04 am .- The judiciary would be exercising “raw judicial power” were it to overturn Colorado’s traditional marriage amendment, an attorney at a religious liberty advocacy firm said Monday.

Archbishop thanks Colo. faithful for witness against abortion bill

Apr 17, 2014 - 04:35 pm .- Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver has voiced his gratitude to all those who spoke out against proposed Colorado legislation that could have put an end to life-affirming laws in the state.

Radical abortion bill dies in Colo. Senate after call to prayer, action

Apr 16, 2014 - 09:42 pm .- Amid growing protests led in large part by the Catholic Church, the Colorado Senate on April 16 killed a controversial bill that could have banned all pro-life laws in the state.

Denver archbishop rallies Coloradans against 'extreme' abortion bill

Apr 16, 2014 - 12:32 pm .- The Archbishop of Denver on April 15 rallied opposition to a Colorado bill he says is “both extreme and dangerously ambiguous” in its ban on all abortion regulations and other pro-life laws.

Colo. Senate considers 'extraordinarily broad' abortion bill

Apr 14, 2014 - 09:13 pm .- A Colorado Senate committee has advanced legislation that could bar any new pro-life laws in the state, prompting criticism that the bill is extreme and would prevent reasonable health and safety-based regulations. 

Archbishop urges prayer, action against Colo. abortion bill

Apr 12, 2014 - 01:02 pm .- Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila is asking the people of Colorado to spend 10 minutes in prayer and take concrete action over the weekend to support the sanctity of human life in the face of a serious legislative threat.

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