Day of Resistance 2/23/2013

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Yesterday at the Colorado State Capitol, the people at this event were commemorating the Day Of Resistance locally. There were other events of this nature going on around the country. Evan Todd was one of the speakers. One of the speakers at this event invited the women to gather on the steps. This was done to show that women care about the 2nd Amendment as well.

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40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade 1-20-2013

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To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, March For Life Denver and other organizations gathered on the west steps of the Colorado State Capitol. A few thousand people showed up for this event. After the speakers were done, did a balloon release and then they marched down Colfax Avenue in Denver. Here are photographs from the event.

1/19/2013 Occupy Denver Event

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While getting ready for another event, I saw local Occupy Denver activists gathered on the west steps of the Colorado State Capitol and decided to get some photographs. They were generally protesting the Citizens United v FEC decision from the U.S. Supreme Court among other things.

Black Friday / Walmart Protest 11/23/2012

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In an effort to give Walmart a black eye on Black Friday, Occupy Boulder organized a protest at a local Walmart here in Lafayette, Colorado. Other people around the country organized similar events.

Securing Our American Dream Rallly – 10/20/2012

On the West Steps of the Colorado State Capitol, organizer Jimmy Sengenberger and a group of supporters gathered to send the message that not all college students and grads drink the Kool Aid that Obama wants people to drink. One of the speakers at this event was Congressman Cory Gardner from Colorado’s 4th Congressional District. The speakers generally voiced support for Romney. The female speakers advised the attendees and general public that they like the philosophy of thinking with their lady smarts, not their lady parts. One of the speakers did a good impression of Bill Clinton. He is seen here in the photos. 

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Chick-fil-a controversy 8-1-2012 Longmont, Colorado

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wether you view this as a 1st Amendment issue or a culture war issue or both, the Chick-fil-a controversy so far has been good for them economically.

Occupy Denver Protesters – 10-30-2011

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In Civic Center Park this morning in Denver was the Occupy Denver group, the local contingent of the Occupy Wall Street movement. In between taking photographs, I heard a guy complaining that the police confiscated his $800 tripod and a lady answering her smart phone and when she hung up, she said “oops, I have to get ready for work!” her subsequent laughter indicated she was aware of her sense of irony.