November 14, 2013 - 2:57 pm
The ACLU of Colorado has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging that a rural Catholic hospital is in violation of both federal and state law by directing its doctors not to discuss abortion with patients, even when pregnancy threatens the life of the pregnant person.
October 1, 2013 - 9:49 am
If the secretary of state approves the signatures and the measure makes the ballot, political observers say it’s unlikely to pass, just as “personhood” abortion bans were defeated overwhelmingly in Colorado in 2008 and 2010.
September 26, 2013 - 4:54 pm
Despite repeated setbacks since 2010, including two overwhelming losses at the polls, anti-choice activists are planning to submit signatures Monday to put another “personhood” amendment on next year’s election ballot in Colorado.
August 29, 2013 - 1:45 pm
Anti-choice activists in Colorado are promoting a 2014 ballot initiative on their website as a way to protect “pregnant mothers and their unborn children from criminal offenses and negligent and wrongful acts.” But an email to supporters tells a different story, calling it a “personhood” measure.
August 15, 2013 - 9:28 am
A U.S. Senate candidate in Colorado says abortion issues don’t matter to voters, even though it’s widely agreed that he lost his last Senate bid precisely due to his extreme anti-choice position.
August 2, 2013 - 12:17 pm
A large conservative conference in Denver showed how conservatives are at once unable to drop their extreme abortion views and, at the same time, at a loss regarding what to say about it.
June 24, 2013 - 12:48 pm
You’d expect Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) to join fellow House Republicans in supporting an abortion ban, but his decision to back exceptions for rape and incest, when he ardently opposed such exceptions previously, raises questions for the Congressman.
June 10, 2013 - 5:34 pm
One of the country’s most ardent anti-choice Congressmen, Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), is in danger of losing his newly re-drawn House seat to pro-choice Democrat Andrew Romanoff. Abortion issues are likely to take center stage in their race next year.
April 30, 2013 - 5:25 pm
The new measure’s language is more obtuse than the personhood initiatives of 2008 and 2010, enabling law enforcement officials to prosecute people who commit crimes against “unborn human beings.”
February 1, 2013 - 8:07 am
Recognizing the public’s hostility toward candidates who want to ban abortion, a Colorado group offers to help candidates who want to conceal their anti-choice views from voters.