The leader of a Colorado Springs organization was on Capitol Hill this week hoping to defend the Defense of Marriage Act. The 1996 law, which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman is the focus of a new effort to repeal.
Colorado’s abandoned mines are notorious safety and environmental hazards. Congress is working on legislation that could accelerate the clean-up and closure of the potential death traps. But the idea is not without hazards of its own.