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ADL Joins in Friend of the Court Briefs Related to COVID-19 Restrictions

ADL has joined with Americans United for Separation of Church and State and other organizations in three amicus curiae (friend of the court) briefs filed in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. These briefs defend against challenges by religious organizations to restrictions imposed by the Governors of Colorado and New Mexico designed to protect people from COVID-19. Governors in these states have

The December Dilemma: December Holiday Guidelines for Public Schools and Public Spaces

As the December holidays approach, school administrators and teachers face the challenge of planning holiday programs and activities within and outside the classroom that demonstrate a respect for students of all faiths and religious beliefs.  Civic officials similarly may face difficult questions about the placement of religious displays on public property. While acknowledging the December holiday season, it’s important to

Make a Plan to Vote Today!

  Voting Rights and the 2020 Election Democracy depends on ensuring that every voter has an equal and fair opportunity to cast a ballot, free from restrictions that have a discriminatory impact. There is, perhaps, no more fundamental right in a democracy than the vote. We want you to have all the information you need to vote. Whether you live

Colorado Legislature Passes Holocaust Education, Police Reform Bills

  Despite a shorter than usual legislative session and one interrupted by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Colorado General Assembly passed critical legislation to protect the civil rights of all Coloradans and to counter an increase of hate in the state. One of the session’s greatest accomplishments was the passage of a bill that requires Holocaust and genocide education in