Republican gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Coffman told Peter Jones of the South Metro Villager last month that she backs abortion rights. Jones reported:
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.
Two local papers have published reports on a new ultrasound van offering services and council to pregnant women in southern Colorado with little to no mention of the anti-abortion stance of the organizations behind the program.
After her stance on abortion came under scrutiny by multiple conservative radio hosts, gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Coffman is now refusing to appear on KNUS’ Craig Silverman show, according to fellow KNUS host Chuck Bonniwell, who’s also publisher of the Glendale Cherry Creek Chronicle.
Anti-choice leaders react angrily to news that a pregnancy prevention program lowers teen abortion rate by 64 percent
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.
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.
Colorado Campaign for Life, a statewide anti-abortion group, is promoting a Facebook meme with a photo of a man kissing a baby along with the text, “Her ‘Choice’ is actually My Child.”
CBS4 political specialist Shaun Boyd reported last week that newly minted gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Coffman was pro-choice.
GOP gubernatorial candidate says Republicans “abandon” their “values” if they vote for pro-choice candidates
Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell stated on Facebook that the Colorado Republican Party “should nominate pro-life candidates” and “to do otherwise is to abandon our values.”