JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Schoolchildren nationwide will walk out of classes on Wednesday to call attention to gun violence in the United States.School districts in the Denver metro area are bracing for the event. The walkouts come a month after the Valentine’s Day school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Scores of students began walking out of classes at Front Range schools on Wednesday morning to protest gun violence and mark one month since a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school.
Colorado blazed trails when it legalized pot and now Denver could lead the way decriminalizing magic mushrooms. The group Denver for Psilocybin may soon have the all clear to start gathering signatures so you can vote on it this fall.
The fire broke out at a construction site near 18th and Emerson.
For many Americans, the Gay Rights movement can also be described as the “New Civil Rights Movement.” The comparisons are strong. Like the Civil Right movement, there was a battle over marriage that eventually led to marriage equality for same-sex couples the way it did for interracial couples. But the movement is far from over, as LGBTQ people fight to be treated equally, even if that involves buying a wedding cake.