Press Releases

ADL Welcomes Decrease in Hate Crimes in Colorado

  Denver, CO, November 16, 2015… The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the release of the FBI’s annual Hate Crime Statistics Act (HCSA) report which showed a decline in hate crimes reported nationally, including in Colorado. While the data shows a mixed trend in the Mountain States Region, the publication of this data is an invaluable tool to understand the

ADL Welcomes Colorado Court of Appeals Ruling in Bakery Discrimination Case

Denver, CO, August 13, 2015…The Anti-Defamation League applauded the Colorado Court of Appeals’ ruling that Masterpiece Cakeshop discriminated against a same-sex couple in violation of the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act when it refused to bake them a wedding cake. The ruling in Craig v. Masterpiece Cakeshop, Inc. upheld two previous rulings that the bakery cannot refuse to make a wedding cake

ADL Lauds Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Decision as ‘Historic Step’ for Justice and Fair Treatment to All

New York, NY, June 26, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today praised the Supreme Court’s decision in the four cases challenging the constitutionality of state marriage bans that limited marriage to one man and one woman, calling it “an historic step toward full civil rights for LGBT in America.” In a 5-4 decision, the Court held that the 14th

ADL Commends Boulder Law Enforcement Agencies for Arrest in Suspicious Powder Incident at Boulder Jewish Institutions in April

Denver, CO, May 8, 2015…The Anti-Defamation League commended the Boulder Police Department and Boulder County Sheriff’s Office for making an arrest in an incident last month in which threatening letters containing white powder were sent to two Boulder Jewish institutions. Mr. Jeffrey Klinkel, age 32, was arrested on two counts each of felony menacing, explosive/biological hoax and interference with an

ADL Commends First Responders for Acting Quickly in Incidents Involving Envelopes Containing Suspicious Powder at Two Boulder Jewish Institutions

Denver, CO, April 6, 2015…The Anti-Defamation League commended first responders and law enforcement agencies for swiftly responding to reports of envelopes containing a suspicious white powder at two Boulder Jewish institutions earlier today.   Hazardous materials teams responded immediately to both the Boulder Jewish Community Center and Congregation Har HaShem after reports that both institutions received suspicious envelopes. Both buildings