October 8, 2014 - 10:45 am
A measure on the Colorado ballot has been compared to “fetal homicide” laws in dozens of states, but the measure is more far-reaching, and could subject pregnant women to prosecution for everything from choosing abortion to driving without wearing a seat belt.
October 6, 2014 - 1:05 pm
Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez, who has long opposed reproductive rights, said again Thursday that he’s against Colorado’s “personhood” amendments, but he was a co-sponsor in 2005 of federal “personhood” legislation, which he continues to support.
October 3, 2014 - 6:33 pm
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains is surprised that Rep. Mike Coffman is featuring a Planned Parenthood Action Fund logo in a new ad, due to Coffman’s anti-choice record and multiple votes in Congress to halt federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
October 3, 2014 - 9:28 am
In explaining why he believes Colorado’s personhood amendments are “completely different” from a federal personhood bill, senatorial candidate Cory Gardner says “one is a federal bill, one is a state bill.”
October 2, 2014 - 9:54 am
In a debate Tuesday night, Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez said he’s opposed to using tax dollars for abortion. As a result, he said, he’d oppose using state funds for intrauterine devices (IUDs), which he believes cause abortions.
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.