Colorado’s four Republican Congressmen, U.S. Representatives Ken Buck, Mike Coffman, Scott Tipton, and Doug Lamborn, voted Tuesday to ban abortion after 20 weeks.
Ran across a post by state Sen. Tim Neville (R-Littleton) on Facbook in which he laments a law in Hawaii that requires sham “pregnancy centers” to let women know that abortion is an available alternative.
You don’t have to be anti-gay to be anti-abortion, but the two sometimes run together in Colorado politics.
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.
NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado spoke out last week against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, and Colorado native, Judge Neil Gorsuch.
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.”
One year later, Colorado Springs survivors of Planned Parenthood clinic attack share stories of trauma and finding their way forward
Just before noon on November 27, 2015 — a gray, wet, and snowy day in Colorado Springs — the tragic shooting assault on the clients and staff of a Planned Parenthood clinic, the subsequent shoot out and standoff with first responders, and the eventual arrest of a suspect in the shooting forced a community to directly confront the manifest threat of ideology-inspired violence against abortion providers, and to begin the difficult task of healing for victims and the community.