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Colorado State Rep. Lori Saine, who grabbed headlines last week after claiming that whites and blacks were lynched in nearly equal numbers, is pushing a bill that would criminalize all abortion by defining life as starting at conception.
I work in the reproductive rights field. Every day my colleagues and I work to destigmatize abortion and encourage people to be open and honest about their own abortion stories. One of the most compelling things we discuss is that most pregnancies are terminated at around 7 weeks. As a matter of fact, that’s when I had my abortion. At 7 weeks along, whatever was hanging out in my uterus was itty bitty and looked nothing like a baby, as the anti-choice movement wants people to believe.
Pro-choice candidates, many of them women, won big in Colorado on Election Day, and with their victories bring Colorado one step closer to ensuring access to abortion despite potential restrictions on reproductive rights from the Trump administration and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Brauchler Says Those With Concerns About Roe Are “Fearmongers” After Once Saying Roe Was Wrongly Decided
Colorado’s Republican candidate for Attorney General, George Brauchler, who once said Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided, dismissed those with concerns that the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark abortion rights ruling will be overturned as “fearmongers.”
A state Senator who’s up for reelection in a highly competitive suburban Denver swing district has come out in opposition to all public funding for Planned Parenthood, including funds from Medicaid, the government health insurance program for low-income people.
Candidate Christine Jensen Opposes Funding Planned Parenthood’s Program Offering Cancer Screening For Low-Income Women
State Senate candidate Christine Jensen of Wheat Ridge opposes all public funding for Planned Parenthood, including all funds via Medicaid, which is the state-federal health insurance program for low-income people.
Republican state senate candidate Tony Sanchez’s views on reproductive health could prove to be too far-right for a district with more registered Democrats than Republicans.
A leading Colorado anti-abortion group is promoting a cartoon deemed so racist that it was banned by the national anti-choice group that commissioned it 30 years ago. Colorado Campaign for Life (CCFL) shared the cartoon, which compares a slave to a fetus, on its Facebook page Monday:
Colorado’s Republican candidate for governor won’t say if he’d sign legislation making abortions illegal or harder to get in Colorado.