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  • Another Immigrant Claims Sanctuary from Deportation in Colorado

    February 14, 2020
    Denver, CO – Like others who have claimed sanctuary from deportation, Jorge Araiza Ávila decided to skip his appointment with an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) official on December 10, 2019, and instead, took refuge at Park Hill United Methodist Church and Temple Micah. On…...
  • Ingrid Encalada Latorre Pardoned After 2+ Years Claiming Sanctuary

    December 28, 2019
    Boulder, CO – Colorado Governor Jared Polis, on Monday, pardoned undocumented mother Ingrid Encalada Latorre, among others. Encalada Latorre has been claiming sanctuary at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder for more than two years, and in September she gave birth to her third child…...
  • Neo-Nazi William Planer Arrested After Vandalizing Synagogue

    July 18, 2017
    Colorado Springs, CO – Neo-Nazi William Planer is currently in the custody of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office after being arrested on misdemeanor charges stemming from the vandalism of a local synagogue. Surveillance video from around 1:30 AM on June 10 shows Planer and…...
  • Anti-Muslim “March Against Sharia” Rally in Denver Met with Resistance

    June 10, 2017
    Denver, CO – The anti-Muslim extremist group ACT for America organized a “March Against Sharia” in multiple cities across the US today. Unicorn Riot was on the ground documenting the event in Denver, as well as a planned antifascist counter-protest. Around 3 PM the “March…...
  • Far-Right “Proud Boys” Hold Free Speech Rally Attended by Colorado Neo-Nazis

    June 7, 2017
    Boulder, CO – The Proud Boys, an organization that has been referred to as “the alt-right’s weirdest new phenomenon“, held a “Free Speech” rally in Boulder, Colorado on Saturday, June 3. Their founder, Brooklyn-based media executive Gavin McInnes, has gone on record reflecting on his…...