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ADL Applauds Signing of Senate Bill 200 Extending Anti-Discrimination Laws to Include Sexual Orientation

The Mountain States Regional Office of the Anti-Defamation League applauded Governor Bill Ritter Jr.’s signing of Senate Bill 200 today, extending Colorado’s anti-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation. “The Anti-Defamation League applauds the Colorado General Assembly for enacting and Governor Ritter for signing Senate Bill 200, which will outlaw discrimination in Colorado based on sexual orientation in housing and public

Anti-Defamation League Condemns Alleged Use of Noose to Taunt African American Frontier Airlines Employee

The Mountain States Region of the Anti-Defamation League today expressed concern over allegations that an African American Frontier Airlines employee was subjected to racial harassment and taunted with a noose by a fellow employee. “Nooses symbolize a shameful, hateful, criminal era in American history, and should never be tolerated or treated casually,” said Bruce H. DeBoskey, ADL Regional Director. “We

ADL Decries Rep. Bruce Comments Calling Foreign Workers “Illiterate Peasants”

The Anti-Defamation League today decried Rep. Douglas Bruce’s (R-Colorado Springs) comments referring to foreign guest workers as “illiterate peasants” who are unneeded in Colorado. ADL Mountain States Regional Director Bruce H. DeBoskey issued this statement: “Rep. Bruce’s comments reflect the bigotry and xenophobia that lay just below the surface of the debate on immigration in this country. In a legislative

ADL Condemns Racial Harassment at School, Calls for Thorough Investigation

Rocky Mountain News The Gazette Channel 7 News KOAA-TV Responding to press reports that a bi-racial student at Creekside Middle School in Monument was allegedly taunted with racial slurs by classmates, the Anti-Defamation League today condemned bias-motivated harassment and bullying in schools, and called for a quick and thorough investigation of the incident. ADL Mountain States Regional Director Bruce H.

ADL Condemns Alleged Boulder Hate Crime, Applauds Boulder Police

Denver Post Channel 7 Daily Camera Colorado Daily In response to the assault of a Hispanic Louisville man who was allegedly attacked because of his ethnicity, the Anti-Defamation League’s Boulder Office today condemned bias-motivated violence and applauded the Boulder Police Department for its quick and responsive actions investigating the incident as a possible bias-motivated crime.   ADL Boulder Community Coordinator