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Is Anti-Choice Colorado Group Encouraging Politicians to Lie About their Positions?

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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.

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Local Colorado TV News Stations Fact Check Ads Attacking Romney’s Anti-Choice Positions

Marshall Zelinger. The Denver Channel.com.

Local TV news stations in Colorado, a swing state, are fact checking many of the political ads inundating the airwaves. Two local stations in Denver were mostly right in their recent analyses of ads attacking Mitt Romney’s position on a women’s right to choose.

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Which Personhood Endorser in Colorado Will Be Ryan’s Role Model?

Paul Ryan. Steve Pope/Getty Images.

Romney running mate Paul Ryan, who’s endorsed personhood at the federal level, will have to decide whether to un-endorse the measure or stand behind it.

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Why Is Former Personhood Supporter, Congressman Mike Coffman, Ducking Questions About the New Ballot in Colorado?

Rep. Mike Coffman. AP/Files.

Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) has supported Colorado personhood amendments, which would ban all abortions and some common forms of birth control. Now, he’s announced he will not endorse a personhood measure this year. Why not?

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Lighten Up, College Students, Aspirin-Between-the-Legs is Abstinence, Which Is “Still a Form of Birth Control”

A GOP leader in Colorado tells pro-choice college students, protesting at a Republican fundraiser featuring Foster “aspirin-between-their-legs” Friess, to lighten up and appreciate that abstinence is a form of birth control. But what about the common forms of birth control that some GOP leaders want to ban?

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Jimmy Lakey, Colorado’s Own Rush Limbaugh, Asks If Fluke’s “Birth Control” Includes “Hotel Room” and “Cigarettes”

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A Colorado Springs talk-radio host and former GOP House candidate can’t believe how much Sandra Fluke’s birth control costs. He makes “fun” of Fluke by wondering if her “birth control” covers “booze,” “hotel room,” and “cigarettes afterwards.”

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Covering Romney? Some Tips for Journalists Tracking Mitt’s Changing Position on “Personhood”

Reporters are having a real hard time sorting out Mitt Romney’s position on personhood. Here’s a quick and easy way for journos to think about the issue, and Romney’s evolving stance on it.

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Will Colorado Politicians Who Supported “Personhood” in 2010 Be Back at It Again?

In Colorado, some of the highest-ranking GOP politicians in the state are personhood backers, even though the measure was shot down badly both here in 2008 and again in 2010. Will the same politicians who backed the personhood amendment last year jump on board again, now that personhood backers have announced plans to place the measure on the 2012 election ballot in Colorado?

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Flipping on Egg-as-Person Laws: Romney Supported Personhood, Flipped, Then Maybe Flipped Again

As Mississippi debated then defeated a “personhood” amendment that would have granted legal rights to fertilized human eggs, multiple media outlets reported that GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney refused to clarify whether he supported the measure, which would ban not only abortions but also common forms of birth control and undermine other forms of health care for women.

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