Quentin Young

Quentin Young

Quentin Young is the editor of Colorado Newsline.

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Suicide prevention is a priority for me now. Loved ones can help a person who is in crisis.

By: - September 16, 2023

I live in an old Denver building with six units, one of which was occupied, until recently, by a mathematician. I met this neighbor several years ago when I asked permission to enter her apartment, because I was looking for the building’s main water shut-off valve, which I had reason to believe was located behind […]


Gun violence is a proxy war on the American public

By: - March 31, 2023

As the riot of gun violence in America produces fresh massacres by the day, firearm fundamentalists refuse to acknowledge the blood on their hands, and their suicidal stance in the face of escalating carnage is that more guns are the answer. But it’s worse than that. Take a close look at the arguments that gun […]

Pro-Trump protesters gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Trump supporters gathered in the nation’s capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. A pro-Trump mob later stormed the Capitol, breaking windows and clashing with police officers. (Brent Stirton/Getty Images)

The GOP is the gallows party

By: - March 11, 2022

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Quentin Young is the editor of Colorado Newsline. “I’ve said we need to build more gallows.” Those words were spoken last month by a Republican state […]