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.
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.
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.
Attorney arguments for major Catholic health provider may set precedent bolstering arguments against fetal personhood.
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.”
Lawsuit against Catholic Health Initiatives appealed to Colorado Supreme Court.
“Unknown reasons?” “Thwarted” attempts? Maybe the Secretary of State really did kill off personhood himself?
Regardless of whether the advocacy group can recover enough discarded signatures to meet the threshold, the state had decided it is too late to proceed.
Personhood Colorado may not believe the voters don’t want to give legal rights to fertilized eggs, but the politicians do.
Colorado’s third attempt to force voters to reject personhood is on its way.