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Defeating Amendment 48: Mobilizing Latinos, Union Workers in Colorado

The victory against Colorado’s personhood amendment last fall was due in part to messaging that resonated with two voting blocs not often identified as dependable pro-choice voters – Latinos and labor union members.

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“Personhood” Author Inspires Man to Push for Gay Marriage Amendment

Inspired by Kristi Burton, a Colorado man is proposing a ballot measure to repeal the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Awkward Reunions at Denver March for Life

Following the overwhelming defeat of Colorado’s personhood initiative, Denver’s annual March for Life underscored the sense of how lost the local anti-abortion movement seems.

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Anti-Abortion Group Pushes Failed “Personhood” Strategy

Despite the crushing 3-to-1 loss of a state constitutional amendment to confer civil rights on fertilized human eggs, the American Life League says it’s their “only option left”.

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Despite Anti-Choice Defeats, Pro-Choice Groups Brace For More

Voters definitively beat back anti-choice ballot initiatives on November 4, but opponents of legal abortion say they’ll be back for another round. What can women’s health advocates do to build up support before the next round of attacks?

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Science and Medicine Trump Anti-Choice Ballot Initiatives

Despite the anti-abortion movement’s best efforts, Americans in three states voted to protect pregnant women and their physicians from interference by the government.

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VIDEO: Ballot Initiatives? Watch Amber’s, Angela’s and Laura’s Stories

Need yet more proof that the ballot initiatives in Colorado, South Dakota and California this election season are anti-women’s health? Watch the real life stories of these three women unfold on video.

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Amendment 48 Goes Too Far

Here’s something you still may not know about Colorado’s “personhood amendment” on the ballot – chances are you or your own family will be affected if this crazy proposal passes.

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Media Warrior In Our Midst

Congratulations to David Bennahum, our content partner, Center for Independent Media’s president and CEO, for being named one of the “50 visionaries” who are changing our world by Utne Reader!

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Amendment 48: An Absurd Lack of Empathy

Although it’s hard to imagine the American public tolerating the medical neglect of women in the name of protecting life, Colorado’s Amendment 48 would use the force of law to ensure that women give birth to non-viable babies rather than aborting them.

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