“With personhood repeatedly being brought up—and defeated by landslide margins—on the Colorado ballot, it would seem relevant to the upcoming Republican debate being held in Boulder next week,” said Karen Middleton, director of NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado.
Monday’s order is the latest federal court ruling pushing back against GOP efforts to defund Planned Parenthood facilities in the wake of this summer’s release of heavily edited videos alleging Planned Parenthood violated federal law by selling fetal tissue.
Each of the five Democratic presidential candidates has supported the Affordable Care Act, but one candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), said during Tuesday’s debate he would go a step beyond Obamacare if he won the presidency.
The Democratic candidates, unlike their GOP counterparts, were not asked about attacks on reproductive rights and abortion access.
Just 158 families have provided nearly half of all the money donated to White House contenders so far. But the two families that have contributed the most to presidential campaigns also give prolifically to anti-choice groups and candidates.
Colorado state Sen. Tim Neville, who last year introduced a bill requiring a doctor to perform a vaginal ultrasound on a woman seeking an abortion, is a leading GOP contender so far to take on pro-choice Sen. Michael Bennet next year.
It’s time to rethink the fundamental idea that states do not have the power to ban abortions prior to viability, the State of Arkansas argues.
Chicago-based GOP operative Steven Baer has one apparent goal: to end legal abortion in this country forever. To do that, he is unafraid to use his email account, rumors, and his electronic Rolodex to destroy the careers of anyone he perceives as standing in the way.
Ben Carson said that the private sector needs to come to the rescue of the undereducated women who have unplanned pregnancies, and John Kasich treated young women’s interest in politics like a joke.
The biggest campaign news on reproductive rights this week continued to be Carly Fiorina, who doubled down on the biggest lie she has told so far.