October 1, 2014 - 11:19 am
With Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner repeatedly saying “there is no federal personhood bill,” even though he’s a co-sponsor of such a bill, Democrats are now airing a television ad correcting Gardner and telling viewers, “Gardner’s bill is called the Life at Conception Act. Look it up yourself.”
September 30, 2014 - 10:22 am
Rep. Gardner, who’s challenging Sen. Mark Udall for U.S. Senate, produced an advertisement citing the “American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists” as a backer of his proposal to sell contraception over-the-counter. But this group does not exist, and an organization with a similar name doesn’t support Gardner’s proposal.
September 22, 2014 - 3:45 pm
Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner did not withdraw his name from federal “personhood” legislation even though he says his endorsement of state “personhood” amendments was a mistake.
September 19, 2014 - 5:24 pm
Colorado’s anti-choice Republican gubernatorial candidate drew criticism this week after saying that a governor has “very little impact” on laws restricting abortion.
September 19, 2014 - 10:14 am
If the election were held today, Colorado voters would approve a “personhood” amendment on the November ballot, say the measure’s opponents, who believe they can still win if their multi-faceted campaign raises enough money.
September 4, 2014 - 4:46 pm
Under attack by Democratic opponents for their opposition to abortion, two Republican congressional candidates in Colorado are airing ads designed to appeal to women. The ads are signs, a political analyst says, that the Democrats’ focus on women’s issues is effective.
August 18, 2014 - 12:50 am
In his first debate with pro-choice Democrat Andrew Romanoff, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman (R) tried to say he supports access to contraception after emphasizing his opposition to Colorado’s “personhood” amendment, but he blanked momentarily as he tried to recall the words “birth control,” drawing ridicule from Romanoff and pro-choice advocates.
July 23, 2014 - 9:27 am
Abortion rights organizations in Colorado launched a campaign Tuesday opposing a proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would add “unborn human beings” to the state’s criminal code.
July 17, 2014 - 9:38 am
In a radio interview, Republican Rep. Cory Gardner said his opponent, Sen. Mark Udall, is “trying to distract voters” by attacking Gardner for his positions on abortion and contraception, which, according to Gardner, “aren’t top of mind for people.”
June 23, 2014 - 9:53 am
Colorado GOP senatorial candidate Cory Gardner proposed on Thursday that oral contraception be available for over-the-counter purchase. Critics point out that Gardner’s position runs counter to his record of votes in favor of restricting access to contraception.