Since 1985, II has provided research resulting in changes in law and policy. We put our ideas into action through litigation, coalition building, ballot initiatives, new media and investigative reporting. We fight for freedom on paper, in the statehouse, in the media, and on the ballot.
"The Independence Institute is the best state think tank in America," said the Heritage Foundation's Stephen Moore, formerly of The Wall Street Journal.
"The Independence Institute's Second Amendment Project has "single-handedly...changed the gun debate in the United States." John Fund, national affairs columnist for National Review Online and senior editor at The American Spectator
"The Independence Institute, an organization I've worked with and admired for many years, has a revolutionary model to turn the tide in favor of freedom here in Colorado for years to come"
Dick Wadhams, political consultant and strategist
"In the past, the Independence Institute has been instrumental in defending Colorado taxpayers like you and me, protecting your right to defend yourself and your family, and advancing choice in education. Today, they are leading the charge on every major policy front." Hank Brown, former United States Senator