COLORADO SPRINGS - A majority of Colorado Sheriffs have joined together in a lawsuit to try and block two of the state's new gun laws from taking effect. In all, 37 of the 64 county sheriffs in the state, including El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, are filing the civil... more »
DENVER - A federal judge will soon decide whether to block the new downtown solicitation ban in Colorado Springs. The American Civil Liberties Union sued the city on behalf of four individuals and four non-profit organizations and on the grounds that the law violates their free speech right.
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PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona lawmaker behind a bill that would make it a crime to post "annoying" or "offensive" comments on the Internet says he plans to revise the proposal amid concerns from supporters that it is unconstitutional. The bill aims to update state telephone harassment and stalking laws... more »
ATLANTA (AP) - The Obama administration has appealed a judge's ruling that found the federal overhaul of the health care system unconstitutional.
The Justice Department filed a 62-page motion Friday to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta that said there's clear and well-established precedent that Congress acted... more »
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- A federal judge in Florida says the Obama administration's health overhaul is unconstitutional, siding with 26 states, including Colorado, that had sued to block it.
U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson on Monday accepted without trial the states' argument that the new law violates people's rights... more »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal judge in Virginia has declared the Obama administration's health care reform law unconstitutional.
U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson is the first judge to rule against the law, which has been upheld by two others in Virginia and Michigan. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli... more »
Now Rick Strandlof, known to some as Rick Duncan, can give his interviews outside of prison, after a Denver federal judge dismissed the stolen valor case against him. The findings were that the rule meant to punish Strandlof for impersonating a decorated war veteran was unconstitutional.
Strandlof formed the... more »
The National Federation of Independent Business is joining a federal lawsuit filed in Florida by 20 state attorneys general and governors against the health care overhaul.
The nation's most influential small business lobby is joining a court challenge that argues that Americans cannot be required under the Constitution to... more »
The law establishing an annual National Day of Prayer has been declared unconstitutional by a federal judge. Judge Barbara Crabb issued the ruling Thursday in a lawsuit filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation against President Barack Obama and White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.
Congress established the National... more »
The Colorado Supreme Court has issued an opinion that Colorado's campaign finance laws are unconstitutional under a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Gov. Bill Ritter had asked the Colorado high court to weigh in after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled businesses and unions should be allowed to directly spend... more »