On the eve of what’s expected to be a massive Women’s March in Denver, Republican state lawmakers once again introduced a bill that seeks to limit abortions in a variety of ways, including imposing a waiting period and mandatory ultrasounds–and forcing doctors to describe scientifically shaky concepts, like fetal pain and abortion reversal, to women seeking to terminate their pregnancies.
Acting as if the Republican Party in Colorado were on its death bed, the Colorado Springs Gazette trashed all the GOP gubernatorial candidates Sunday, except Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton, whom the newspaper presented as the last great hope:
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.
Last year, after a bill-drafting error kept nine special districts in Colorado from collecting their already voter-approved tax revenue from retail marijuana sales, Gov. John Hickenlooper decided a legislative fix couldn’t wait until lawmakers returned in January and called a special session. Many Republican lawmakers, however, felt that the special session was a waste of time and taxpayer dollars, and ultimately stopped a solution from passing through the Colorado Senate.
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) hadn’t commented on Trump’s insulting remark Friday that America should accept immigrants from places like Norway, as opposed to “shithole” countries, like those in the entire continent of Africa.
Calling Sessions a “good man,” Gardner now waiting to see if Trump Administration will try to snuff out legalized pot in Colorado
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is continuing to soften his threat to block Justice Department nominees if U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions won’t reverse his decision to undermine pot legalization in Colorado and elsewhere.
Colorado businessman Doug Robinson announced Tuesday that he’s aiming to petition onto the GOP gubernatorial primary ballot, joining fellow Republican candidate-for-governor Victor Mitchell in trying to secure 1,500 Republican signatures from each of Colorado’s seven Congressional districts.
State Sen. Vicki Marble (R-Fort Collins), who is currently under an ethics investigation for allegedly allowing an oil and gas company to pay for a public event, is also having some ethical trouble in the virtual world.