Hull McGuire P.C.
Colorado’s Coalition for Secular Government isn’t exactly the largest group around. It’s description is a “small think tank” consisting mostly of Diana Hsieh, who holds a doctorate in philosophy. In her effort to do things in accordance with the law, she registered her “group” with the state. While it was self-funded initially, Dr. Hsieh ultimately sought donations online, which ranged from $200 in 2008 to $3500 in 2014. Under Colorado law, that’s sufficient to require it to be subject to onerous state regulation, think SuperPac, because of the state’s abiding interest in making sure that political speech, fueled by secret big money sources, never happens without its oversight. When the push for Colorado’s “Personhood Amendment,” to limit a woman’s right to an abortion, was proposed, the CSG took action: