Press Releases

ADL Welcomes Prison Sentence for White Supremacist Accused of Plotting to Blow up a Pueblo Synagogue

  Denver, CO, February 26, 2021 …The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region welcomed today’s announcement that alleged white supremacist Richard Holzer was sentenced to 19.5 years in prison by a federal court. Holzer pleaded guilty last year to federal hate crime and explosive charges for plotting to blow up Temple Emanuel Synagogue in Pueblo in 2019.   ADL Mountain States Regional Director

ADL Disturbed by Holocaust, Nazi Analogies Leveled in Boulder City Council Conversation Over Prairie Dog Control

  DENVER, CO, January 27, 2021 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Mountain States Region is concerned about postcards sent to members of the Boulder City Council comparing them to Nazis and the “gassing” of prairie dogs to the extermination of Jews during the Holocaust, as well as a conversation reportedly among council members where one council member allegedly supported the

ADL Condemns Congresswoman Boebert’s reference to “Brown Shirts”

January 12, 2020…The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region expressed concern about reports that on December 26, U.S. Representative Lauren Boebert (R-CO) compared the efforts of Governor Jared Polis to Nazis when speaking on air to Colorado Springs radio host Jeff Crank on station KVOR.   ADL Mountain States Regional Director Scott Levin said:   We condemn Congresswoman Boebert’s provocative and


DENVER, CO, December 6, 2020 … ADL condemns reports of white supremacist activity along Colorado’s Front Range over the weekend. White supremacist graffiti appeared in Colorado Spring’s Roswell Park on Saturday where sidewalks, signs and a brick wall were painted with anti-Jewish, anti-Black, and anti-LGBTQ slurs, as well as swastikas and the initials “KKK.” In Westminster, neighbors received flyers on