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Attorney General Directs U.S. Marshals to Protect Women’s Health Clinics, Providers

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder dispatched the U.S. Marshals Service to protect “appropriate people and facilities around the nation” in the wake of the killing Sunday morning of Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kan.

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Andrade Sentenced to Life Without Parole in Zapata Killing

A man convicted Wednesday of using a fire extinguisher to crush the skull of a transgender Colorado woman was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.

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Accused Zapata Killer Didn’t “Snap,” Prosecutor Argues

The trial of Allen Andrade, accused of killing transgender woman Angie Zapata of Colorado, got underway last week.

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“End Hate” Campaign Ramps Up For Zapata Murder Trial

A group of 50 progressive groups has launched a massive public information campaign across Colorado to inform readers about transgender murder victim Angie Zapata, whose accused killer goes on trial in Greeley next week.

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Colorado Legislator: HIV Testing for Pregnant Moms Rewards “Sexual Promiscuity”

Colorado Democrats were outraged Wednesday morning when Republican state Sen. Dave Schultheis said he planned to vote against a bill to require HIV tests for pregnant women because the disease “stems from sexual promiscuity.”

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Focus on the Family Spent Big on Proposition 8

Colorado Springs-based Focus on the Family gave $727,250 in cash and services to the anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 campaign in California, according to records released by the California secretary of state.

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“Personhood” Author Inspires Man to Push for Gay Marriage Amendment

Inspired by Kristi Burton, a Colorado man is proposing a ballot measure to repeal the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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“Eggment” Backers Go National; Vow to Target Every Petition State

Despite a crushing defeat at the ballot box last Tuesday, supporters of Colorado’s “personhood” amendment, have launched plans to take the fight to 16 more states.

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Pro-Choice Group Hits McCain in Colorado Mailboxes

NARAL Pro-Choice America is delivering a mailer this week that draws a sharp contrast between Barack Obama and John McCain’s positions on women’s reproductive rights to voters in battleground states.

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Ad Asks McCain, “How Much Time Should She Do?”

A pro-choice group will spend millions of dollars in Colorado
and other swing states airing an ad that asks how long women should spend in jail if they have abortions after Roe v. Wade is overturned.

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