Colorado officials and pro-abortion advocates are ecstatic over new statistics showing that the teen abortion rate has dropped 64 percent in Colorado over eight years, due mostly to a state-run program offering free or low-cost intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants to women. Teen pregnancies are down 54 percent.
After she issued an apology for “comments or posts on Facebook that have been found offensive and racist,” newly appointed State Rep. Judy Reyher (R-Pueblo) launched a fundraising campaign to take advantage of the media attention she’s gotten for such comments, such as black people “hate white people with a passion” and African Americans are “hatred-filled beings.”
As part of our policy and legislative accountability work, NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado has launched a “Sex Ed Detective” initiative to coincide with school board elections. And now that the results are in with Denver, Jefferson, and Douglas Counties, it’s time to investigate whether school districts there and across the state are fulfilling their obligation to students on Sex Ed.
The Republican tax bill is being stuffed with provisions that go way beyond taxes, including language that for the first time recognizes fertilized eggs (zygotes) in federal law.
In speech before being appointed a state representative, Reyher said public schools “keep churning out more idiots”
During her speech Monday to a Republican vacancy committee that selected her to represent House District 47 at the Colorado Capitol, former Otero County GOP chair Judy Reyher slammed public education, saying, “They keep pouring money in, and we keep churning out more idiots.”
In a radio interview Tuesday, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner dodged a question about whether he worries about the President, in light of Trump’s “Pocahontas” slur during a ceremony honoring Native American war heroes.
Colorado’s newest state lawmaker, Judy Reyher, has a history of sharing her white supremacist views on Facebook, including doubts about former President Barack Obama’s birthplace.
Hundreds showed up to a rally in front of U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) office Tuesday to oppose the GOP tax plan, which was widely criticized for primarily benefitting the wealthiest Americans and corporations.
The following transcript is from U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s Tuesday appearance on Colorado’s Morning News (KOA, 850am) with host April Zesbaugh. Certain quotes have been highlighted by the Colorado Times Recorder: