May 14, 2015 - 5:17 pm
Pro-choice advocates say state Sen. Ellen Roberts’ votes in the state legislature this year undermined her claims of supporting abortion rights in Colorado.
May 6, 2015 - 10:19 am
After the Colorado legislature rejected funds for a program that reduced teen pregnancies in Colorado by 40 percent over five years, the state’s chief medical officer said he’ll seek money for the program from private foundations.
May 5, 2015 - 4:04 pm
Democrats in Colorado’s state house have killed a bill, introduced after a grisly attack on a pregnant women, that would have given legal rights to a fetus.
April 30, 2015 - 1:02 pm
A senate committee killed a bill, in a 3-2 party-line vote, that would have provided $5 million to the Colorado Family Planning Initiative program.
April 29, 2015 - 11:06 am
A bill introduced in the Colorado legislature in response to a horrific attack on a pregnant woman is based on boilerplate legislation promoted by a national anti-choice organization, Americans United for Life.
April 23, 2015 - 10:00 am
Colorado pro-choice activists on Wednesday decried a bill introduced by state Republicans in response to a grotesque crime against a pregnant woman that would give “personhood” rights to fetuses.
April 17, 2015 - 8:46 am
Republicans continue to oppose efforts by Democrats to pass the legislation, which would provide $5 million to replace private funding that supported the program during a five-year pilot phase. The private funds run out June 30.
April 15, 2015 - 10:14 am
In March, an attacker in Colorado cut a fetus from the womb of a pregnant woman. Now, state Republicans have introduced legislation allowing an “unborn child,” from fertilization until birth, to be considered the victim of a crime.
April 9, 2015 - 9:27 am
A brutal attack on a pregnant Colorado woman ignited an effort to pass a fetal-homicide bill, which would allow a fetus to be considered a victim of a crime. Pro-choice activists say Colorado already has laws designed to punish perpetrators of crimes involving fetuses, and they say a new law could undermine a woman’s right to choose.
March 27, 2015 - 5:25 pm
A wide-reaching and regressive overhaul of North Carolina’s tax code, which went into effect last year, is being felt this tax season. Its political fallout may extend into 2016.