Multiple pieces of legislation seeking to limit access to abortion have been proposed in Colorado’s General Assembly, driving reproductive rights advocates to plan a rally in opposition at the Capitol Thursday.
Directors of 18 progressive organizations called on Democrats yesterday not to welcome or accommodate anti-choice policy-makers in their party.
Colorado lawmaker speaks about abortion experience in video launching national reproductive rights coalition
The progressive State Innovation Exchange (SiX) unveiled the Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council (RFLC) last week with a series of videos, one of which featured Colorado State Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet (D-Commerce City) in which she explains how her abortion experience informs her commitment to fighting for reproductive justice.
Thousands showed up to the Celebrate Life Rally and March at Colorado’s Capitol Saturday to show support for ending legal abortion.
At a rally today to oppose the Trump administration’s weakening of the Obama-era mandate for employers to provide birth control coverage at no cost to patients, several reproductive rights advocates explained why affordable birth control is central to the health, well-being, and empowerment of women.
The GOP just released a tax plan that eliminates programs to support small businesses that spend money to make themselves more accessible for people with disabilities and another that encourages business owners to hire vets. It would also end a tax credit that helps people to adopt children.
For over 50 years, NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado has campaigned to protect a woman’s right “make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive health choices.”
Despite Thursday’s near-freezing temperatures, hundreds of protesters, including more than a hundred dressed as “handmaids”, greeted Vice President Mike Pence at his Denver fundraising event at the Denver Marriott Tech Center.
Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to speak at a Republican Party fundraiser in Denver Thursday, and unsurprisingly, local activists are planning to show up in big numbers to protest his appearance.