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HB 1080 Fact Sheet

Background: Last year, SB 07-025 was amended on 3rd Reading to clarify that religious organizations are generally permitted to discriminate in employment on religious grounds. The amendment did not, however, continue Colorado’s historical commitment to ensuring that government funds not be used for religious discrimination. HB 08-1080 is intended to reestablish that commitment. Why HB 1080 is needed: H.B. 1080

Over 400 Attend 2007 Annual “Society of Fellows” Donor Luncheon

By: Jim DeFina ADL Board member, National Executive Committee member, National Development Chair and former Mountain States Board Chair Barry Curtiss-Lusher received ADL’s Distinguished Community Service Award for his commitment to human rights and dignity, and his dedicated service to his community, state and nation from Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. A congratulatory video from ADL’s National Director Abraham H.

Gov. Ritter, Roz Duman to Receive ADL Civil Rights Awards

The Anti-Defamation League’s Mountain States Office announced today that it will present its 2009 Civil Rights Awards to Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., and community activist Roz Duman at a luncheon on January 27, 2009. “Both Roz Duman and Gov. Ritter have spent their careers working for civil rights and human understanding,” said ADL Regional Director Bruce H. DeBoskey. “It