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Colorado ‘Brady Amendment’ Is Really a ‘Personhood’ Initiative

Speak more humanely about abortion, don’t opine on the female body’s abilities if you’re not a doctor, and mislead voters on your intentions to criminalize abortion.

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.

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What a Colorado Senate Candidate’s Conscience Would Do to Women

Ken Buck

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.

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Colorado Republican Recall Candidates Hit With Abortion Politics Mailers

The Colorado Independent obtained a copy of the mailers sent to District 11 (one shown above).

Campaign mailers underlining the anti-choice views of Republican state senate candidates Bernie Herpin and George Rivera reportedly landed in some Colorado voter mailboxes last week, stoking flames in the already hot recall elections organized in response to gun-control legislation passed in the spring.

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Nonprofit College Once Again Challenges Contraception Benefit

Colorado Christian University campus.

Now that the administration has finalized the rules related to contraception coverage, nonprofit religiously-affiliated entities are restarting their legal challenges.

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Anti-Choice Agenda Thrives in Hallway of Conservative Conference in Denver

So the excitement in the halls of the Western Conservative Summit over the "personhood" measure did not match the silence on the conference agenda.

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.

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Why Is Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman Suddenly Disappointing His Personhood Supporters?

You'd expect Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) (pictured above) 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.

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.

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This Week in Sex: States Improve Sex Ed, Vibrator Patent Ruling, and Genitals Clash in the Street

Image of a We-Vibe vibrator, taken from a video demonstration of how it works.

This week, two states took steps to improve sex ed, a vibrator company was slapped for patent infringement, and a street fight broke out between a penis, a vulva, and a bystander.

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Leading Anti-Abortion Congressman in Fight for Political Life Against Pro-Choice Challenger

One of the country’s most ardent anti-choice Congressmen, Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) (pictured on the left above), is in danger of losing his newly re-drawn House seat to pro-choice Democrat Andrew Romanoff (pictured on the right above).

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.

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Supreme Court Lets Stand Order Blocking Graphic Anti-Abortion Signs in Presence of Children

This week in legal news: the bad policy and law behind admitting privileges restrictions, and Republicans' obstructionism on judicial nominees becomes transparently misogynistic.

On Monday the Supreme Court refused to review a state supreme court order barring protesters with graphic anti-abortion signs from protesting outside a church and in the presence of children.

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Weld County Board Renews Decision to Ban Plan B at Health Clinics

Debate characterized by anti-abortion anxiety and aversion to subsidized contraception.

The debate is characterized by anti-abortion anxiety and aversion to subsidized contraception.

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