Tag Archives: Colorado

Cultist CO Clerk Barred From Overseeing Elections

The Washington Post reports: A Colorado judge on Wednesday prohibited a local official who has embraced conspiracy theories from overseeing November’s election, finding she breached and neglected her duties and was “untruthful” when she brought in someone who was not a county employee to copy the hard drives of Dominion Voting Systems machines. The effort by Mesa County Clerk Tina …

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CO Hospital System: No Transplants For The Unvaxxed

CBS News reports: A hospital system in Colorado says it will not perform transplant surgery for unvaccinated patients in most cases. UCHealth said it implemented the policy to protect its patients, CBS Denver reports. “For transplant patients who contract COVID-19, the mortality rate ranges from about 20% to more than 30%,” UCHealth said in a statement to CBS Denver. “This …

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CO Anti-Vax Student Charged In Mass Shooting Plot

The Pueblo Chieftain reports: A Colorado State University Pueblo student arrested Tuesday for having a large cache of loaded weapons on campus allegedly told other students and CSU Pueblo staff he fantasized about setting off pipe bombs in the university courtyard and gunning down other students as they fled. The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office says that Robert James Killis, 24, …

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Hate Group Petitions SCOTUS On Colorado LGBT Rights

From the Alliance Defending Freedom: Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a website designer have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a 2-1 decision by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit which concluded that the state of Colorado can force her to design and publish websites promoting messages that violate her religious beliefs. The …

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Man Gets 1282 Years In 2019 CO School Mass Shooting

Denver’s NBC News affiliate reports: A Douglas County judge on Friday said she hoped to prevent another school shooting from ever happening again when she sentenced the man responsible for the deadly shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch to 1,282.5 years on top of the mandatory life sentence for his first-degree murder conviction. “I obviously disagree that imposing a sentence …

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Colorado Republicans Plan To Cancel 2022 Primaries

Axios reports: A majority of the Colorado GOP’s governing committee is expected to vote Saturday to cancel next year’s Republican primaries and opt for an internal process to pick candidates in the 2022 election. The move would prevent 1.8 million unaffiliated voters — a plurality of those registered in Colorado — from casting ballots in the Republican primary elections next …

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CO’s Polis Becomes First Gay Gov To Marry In Office

NPR reports: Colorado Democratic Gov. Jared Polis wed his longtime partner on Wednesday, marking the first same-sex marriage of a sitting United States governor. In 2018, Polis became the first openly gay man ever elected governor in the U.S. A decade earlier, he was the first openly gay man elected to the U.S. House. “Over the course of Jared’s career …

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Cursing Woman Trashes Neighbor’s BLM Sign [VIDEO]

The Denver Channel reports: A couple’s equality yard sign is taped up and now behind a window after they say a neighbor destroyed it, and the whole ordeal was caught on camera. The homeowners’ Ring doorbell camera captured the woman going on a rampage on the yard sign Saturday afternoon. Sheridan police identified the woman in the video as Krystal …

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Anti-Vax Extremists Shut Down CO Vax Clinics [VIDEO]

The Denver Post reports: The head of Jefferson County Public Health pulled the agency’s three COVID-19 vaccination vans off the road over Labor Day weekend after nurses and medical staff administering shots to the public were jeered at and harassed by passersby. JCPH Executive Director Dawn Comstock in an interview late Tuesday said that on Saturday, staff manning a mobile …

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QAnon Rep’s Seat Endangered By Redistricting Plan

The Denver Post reports: Colorado’s nonpartisan redistricting commission has proposed a congressional map that would create a new swing seat in the northern Denver suburbs and lump conservative firebrand Rep. Lauren Boebert into a Boulder-based solidly Democratic seat currently held by liberal Rep. Joe Neguse. The proposal from the commission staff on Friday would rearrange the political geography as part …

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GOP Ex-Official Accuses School Board Of Positioning “Sniper” On Roof Because “You Fear The Parent Voice”

Mediaite reports: A Colorado school board meeting repeatedly went off the rails thanks to the antics of anti-mask parents, including one who claimed to have seen a police “sniper up on the roof!” As schools across the country fight with governors for the right to protect their communities with mask mandates, anti-mask parents are busily making spectacles of themselves at …

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FBI Joins Probe Into QAnon Colorado County Clerk

CNN reports: The FBI Denver field office has joined a Colorado district attorney’s investigation into the County Clerk’s office and how voting machine logins from the county wound up in a QAnon-affiliated video, an FBI spokeswoman told CNN. Voting machine logins from Mesa County were featured in an August 3 video posted on a QAnon-affiliated Telegram ​channel about 2020 election …

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Criminal Probe Opened Into Cultist CO County Clerk

The Washington Post reports: A bizarre security breach of a rural Colorado county’s voting system has in a matter of days escalated into a criminal probe of the clerk’s office, a ban on the county’s existing election equipment, and heightened partisan divides over election-fraud claims. Footage that showed passwords related to the county’s voting systems was surreptitiously recorded during a …

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Cultist Official Eyed In Colorado Election System Breach

The Daily Sentinel reports: The Mesa County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is under investigation by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office for a breach in security over its election system. Secretary of State Jena Griswold released an order at 10:15 a.m. today calling on Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters to supply surveillance videos and documents showing how the breach occurred, …

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Hate Group Loses Bid To Overturn Colorado LGBT Rights

The Associated Press reports: A U.S. appeals court has ruled against a web designer who didn’t want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples and sued to challenge Colorado’s anti-discrimination law, another twist in a series of court rulings nationwide about whether businesses denying services to LGBTQ people amounts to bias or freedom of speech. A three-judge panel of the …

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Former Colorado State Republican Party Chair Accused Of Embezzling $280,000 From Pro-Trump Super PAC

Colorado Newsline reports: Ryan Call, a former two-term chairman of the Colorado Republican Party, is accused of stealing nearly $280,000 from a super PAC formed to support Donald Trump during the three years Call served as the committee’s treasurer, according to a disciplinary complaint filed earlier this month with the state body that regulates attorneys. Call, the complaint alleges, “knowingly …

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Anti-Vaccine Cop’s COVID Death Ruled Line Of Duty

Denver’s ABC News affiliate reports: A 33-year-old deputy with the Denver Sheriff Department died of COVID complications Wednesday night – the second deputy with the department to die from the virus this month. Late Thursday evening, the Denver Sheriff Elisa Diggins announced Trujillo’s passing would be considered a line of duty death. Line of Duty designation provides extra death benefits. …

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Colorado Launches $1M Weekly Vaccination Lottery

Via press release from Colorado’s state government: These safe, effective, and life-saving vaccines could give you the opportunity to win $1 million. If you’re vaccinated, you’re automatically entered to win. As part of this public health initiative, the Colorado Lottery will conduct a random weekly drawing on behalf of the Colorado Department of Health & Environment to identify one vaccinated …

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County Clerk Tipped Off Police After Man Accused Of Killing Wife Signed As Witness On Her Vote For Trump

The Washington Post reports: The county clerk immediately knew something strange was going on last fall. A mail ballot had arrived from Suzanne Morphew — a woman missing since May. “There’s posters all over our town,” said Lori Mitchell, the clerk and recorder in Chaffee County, a Colorado community of about 20,000 rocked by Morphew’s disappearance last Mother’s Day. “Constant …

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Colorado Man Accused Of Murdering His Wife Now Also Charged With Using Her 2020 Ballot To Vote For Trump

Denver’s Fox News affiliate reports: Prosecutors have filed new charges against Barry Morphew, alleging the man accused of murdering his missing wife submitted a presidential ballot in her name. Morphew was recently arrested on charges of murdering his wife, Suzanne, after she disappeared a year ago. She still has yet to be found. On April 22, Barry was asked by …

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