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.
For four decades federal funding for abortion has been banned under the Hyde Amendment, meaning, among other things, that women who rely on Medicaid don’t have access to the full range of reproductive healthcare services available.
NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado released its stances on some of this election’s ballot initiatives in a statement earlier this week. It also explained the roles these issues play within its overall mission of advocating for reproductive freedom and access to abortion.
Once again the pride of the Colorado GOP Derrick Wilburn is promoting lies and deception on Facebook. Here he passing along the lie that Ruth Ginsburg wants poor people to have abortions when, in actuality, she was attributing that view to others.
I began my master’s at CU Boulder this year. Like most students, I was handed a small booklet of coupons in the first few weeks of the fall semester. The book featured the expected coupons for slices of pizza, tanning salons, and even a free hot wax for your skis. I then came to a coupon for a free pregnancy test and a free ultrasound.