Maybe we can’t stop Trump from promoting fake news, but we can at least try to stop our own leaders from spreading it. That’s the BigMedia Blog’s goal in bestowing Colorado’s first annual Fake News Awards to lawmakers and public figures.
Latinas continue to face obstacles to accessing high-quality health care. We are more likely to live in areas with poor access to family planning services and less likely to have health insurance or the financial resources to be able to afford to access contraception or see a reproductive health professional. There are also specific and significant limitations to the ability of immigrant Latinos to access health information and services. As a result, we have a higher rate of unintended pregnancy.
Colorado Senate press secretary warns of “harassment” and copyright violation if you quote his Facebook page
U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona is a “media whore.” Fact-check journalism is “largely phony.”
I was really looking forward to U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) appearance yesterday on Colorado Public Radio, especially after reading the outpouring of questions submitted in response to CPR journalist Ryan Warner’s request for queries for Gardner on the tax bill.
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.
Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb gets serious praise for removing fake news from his Facebook page, which falsely quoted Trump as saying:
After Weinstein, a state lawmaker is reconsidering Pence’s rule about being alone with women. He’s wrong.
The avalanche of sexual harassment and assault allegations that have dominated the media over the past several weeks got one Colorado lawmaker thinking, not about how we can create inclusive spaces where women are free of sexual harassment and assault, but rather if we might be better off delegating women to a separate sphere entirely.
In response to recent news of sexual harassment accusations against State Rep. Steve Lebsock (D-Thornton) and unacceptable behavior by “a number of Senate Republicans,” State Senate President Kevin Grantham (R-Cañon City) on Monday announced a “new sexual harassment prevention initiative.”