Two years ago, anti-abortion activists released undercover videos that showed Planned Parenthood officials discussing their program that provides fetal tissue, donated by women who have an abortion or miscarriage, for use in medical research.
50 years ago, Colorado became the first state to legalize abortion. Now pro-choice advocates are asking lawmakers to honor that history.
Half a century ago, on April 25 1967, Colorado led the charge in ensuring the full range of reproductive care for its residents by becoming the very first state to pass a law legalizing abortion. Abortions had previously only been allowed in cases of rape or incest, or when the life of the mother was threatened.
Another affront on abortion was introduced in Colorado’s state legislature last week.
Janak Joshi, who’s running for the Colorado Springs City Council District 6 seat, was a controversial character during his time as a Colorado state Representative.
Asked by a conservative talk-radio host whether U.S. Senators have private discussions with U.S Supreme Court nominees about cases like Roe v. Wade, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) said Thursday they “absolutely occur,” but Gardner dodged a follow-up question about whether he’d discussed Roe with Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s high court nominee.
Three days after a “Women’s March” drew over 100,000 people to the front of the state Capitol, a coalition of health and justice groups–joined by state lawmakers–gathered inside the building to launch “Women and Families Wednesdays” to ensure that the “voices of our communities are heard loud and clear at the Capitol.”
Colorado House Democrats spoke out Friday against legislation recently proposed by their GOP counterparts that aims undermine access to women’s health care.
Pro-abortion advocacy group launches campaign against Trump’s pick to lead Health and Human Services
When it comes to Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado wants to tell Colorado lawmakers and citizens that the price is wrong.