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‘Personhood’ Leader: Localize the Fight Against Abortion Rights

A leading "personhood" activist, in the wake of repeated losses, is advocating for his allies to focus on municipal measures instead of statewide initiatives. And a national anti-choice group, launched in October, has announced plans to do  just that.

A leading “personhood” activist, in the wake of repeated losses, is advocating for his allies to focus on municipal measures instead of statewide initiatives. And a national anti-choice group, launched in October, has announced plans to do just that.

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Women’s Rights Groups Mount Online Offensive in Colorado’s ‘Personhood’ Battle

Opponents of Colorado’s “personhood” amendment have devised an online campaign to urge women nationally to stand with them to defeat the measure. Otherwise, they warn, the next "personhood" initiative might be in your town.

Opponents of Colorado’s “personhood” amendment have devised an online campaign to urge women nationally to stand with them to defeat the measure. Otherwise, they warn, the next “personhood” initiative might be in your town.

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Beauprez Has ‘Big Problem’ With IUDs

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.

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.

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Colorado Anti-Choice Group Could Push Through ‘Personhood’ Amendment in November

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.

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.

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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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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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Colorado Supreme Court Punts on Fetal Rights, Rejects Catholic Health Case

Jeremy Stodghill in a January 2013 interview with TCI.

Attorney arguments for major Catholic health provider may set precedent bolstering arguments against fetal personhood.

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‘Personhood’ Backers in Colorado Push Ballot Initiative to Define ‘Person and Child’

With several abortion restrictions on hold, anti-choice activists are using their down time to prepare for a new push to grant legal rights to fertilized eggs via a "personhood" measure.

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.”

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In Malpractice Case, Catholic Hospital Argues Fetuses Aren’t People

(Mark Coggins/flickr)

Lawsuit against Catholic Health Initiatives appealed to Colorado Supreme Court.

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Personhood Colorado Files Complaint Making Pointed Accusations Against Colorado Secretary of State

Secretary of State Scott Gessler.

“Unknown reasons?”  “Thwarted” attempts?  Maybe the Secretary of State really did kill off personhood himself?

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