Press Releases

ADL applauds ruling that Azucar Bakery did not discriminate

Denver, CO, April 3, 2015…The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region applauded the Colorado Civil Rights Division’s determination that Azucar Bakery in Denver did not discriminate when it declined to write an offensive, anti-gay message on a Bible-shaped cake for a customer.   William Jack, a Castle Rock resident, walked into Azucar Bakery last March and asked for two cakes, both

ADL Testifies Against Bill that Would Ban Abortion in Colorado

Denver, CO, February 26, 2015…The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) testified today in opposition to a bill that would have inserted a religious definition of life in state law and banned abortion in Colorado. The legislation, House Bill 1041, was defeated in the House Judiciary Committee on a 7-6 vote. ADL Mountain States Region Board member Andrea Shpall represented ADL and testified

Anti-Defamation League Condemns Assault Against Jewish Man in Boulder

Denver, CO, January 16, 2015…The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) condemned an assault against a Jewish man in Boulder and welcomed law enforcement’s thorough investigation and arrest of two suspects on hate crimes charges.   According to police reports, on December 19, bar patrons approached the victim at the Sundown Saloon in Boulder, told him to take off his yarmulke (religious head

ADL Condemns Explosion Outside Colorado Springs NAACP Office

  Denver, CO, January 8, 2015…The Anti-Defamation League expressed deep concern about the detonation of a homemade explosive device Tuesday outside the Colorado Springs branch of the NAACP and condemned the incident, which the FBI is reportedly investigating as a possible act of domestic terrorism.   “We are outraged and deeply concerned about the explosion outside the Colorado Springs NAACP