Colorado

Religious Liberty in the States Ranking

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41

with a total score of
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Colorado

Religious Liberty in the States Ranking

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41

with a total score of
%
Colorado

State Capitol,
Denver, CO

When Colorado was admitted to the United States in 1876, its founding constitution proclaimed that “the free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination, shall forever hereafter be guaranteed.” But how is Colorado doing safeguarding religious liberty in 2022?

Safeguards

Religious Liberty in the States 2022 measures each state across 29 items that form six groups of safeguards. The list of potential safeguards were identified for their ability to protect the free exercise of religion, as shown by at least one of 50 states adopting a religious liberty protection in the named area. Safeguards were further narrowed to those that could be objectively measured based on a plain reading of state law.

For a more detailed view of how this state stacks up in 2022, select either of the drop-down arrows below for an expanded view of the multi-item safeguards.

Opportunity for Absentee Voting: Yes

Exemptions from Childhood Immunization Requirements: Yes

Religious Freedom Restoration Act: No

Employer Exemption from the Contraceptive Mandate: No

Colorado

State Capitol,
Denver, CO

When Colorado was admitted to the United States in 1876, its founding constitution proclaimed that “the free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship, without discrimination, shall forever hereafter be guaranteed.” But how is Colorado doing safeguarding religious liberty in 2022?

Safeguards

Religious Liberty in the States 2022 measures each state across 29 items that form six groups of safeguards. The list of potential safeguards were identified for their ability to protect the free exercise of religion, as shown by at least one of 50 states adopting a religious liberty protection in the named area. Safeguards were further narrowed to those that could be objectively measured based on a plain reading of state law.

For a more detailed view of how this state stacks up in 2022, select either of the drop-down arrows below for an expanded view of the multi-item safeguards.

Opportunity for Absentee Voting: Yes

Exemptions from Childhood Immunization Requirements: Yes

Religious Freedom Restoration Act: No

Employer Exemption from the Contraceptive Mandate: No