Category: Grassroots advocacy

Planned Islamaphobic Rally Fizzles in Face of Opposition by Peaceful Mesa County Citizens

Mesa County residents blocked an armed Islamaphobic uprising from materializing today by gathering at a Grand Junction Islamic Center with enthusiasm, lots of free cookies and plenty of big, handmade signs promoting peace, love and diversity. The anti-Islamaphobia rally was held to counter the so-called “Global…

The Crucial History Lesson Behind CO Ballot Initiative #75: the “Community Rights Amendment”

Colorado citizens are now gathering signatures to get Ballot Initiative #75, a groundbreaking constitutional amendment, onto the state wide ballot in November. Business interests have called Initiative #75, also known as the “Right to Local Self-Government” or the “Community Rights Amendment,” an “anti-fracking” initiative, but…