Governor Jared Polis signed an executive order today to protect abortion providers and patients in Colorado. The order prohibits state agencies and departments, unless “pursuant to a court order,” from providing “information or data, including patient medical records, patient-level data, or related billing information, or expend time, money, facilities, property, equipment, personnel, or other resources to assist or further any investigation or proceeding initiated in or by another state that seeks to impose criminal or civil liability or professional sanction upon a person or entity for conduct that would be legal in Colorado related to providing, assisting, seeking, or obtaining reproductive health care.”
Abortion advocates, lawmakers and activists gathered at the Capitol today for a Pro-Abortion Rally following the leak of a draft opinion that showed the Supreme Court will vote to overturn Roe v. Wade. The noon event was one of three events scheduled for the Capitol steps — Planned Parenthood will hold a rally at 5 p.m. and Denver’s Party for Socialism and Liberation will hold an event at 6:30 p.m.
In honor of Colorado’s 16th annual Latino Advocacy Day celebration, several hundred community members and activists rallied at the state Capitol today to voice their support for pro-Latino policies and action.
On March 3, Colorado House Majority Leader Rep. Daneya Esgar (D-Pueblo), Rep. Meg Froelich (D-Greenwood Village), and Sen. Julie Gonzales (D-Denver) introduced the Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA), which would enshrine abortion access in Colorado law.
Denver immigration lawyer: Trump ‘grovels to the xenophobic wing of his base’ in exchange for Dreamer protections
Suspicions that Trump would demand a high price for the protection of immigrants who arrived in the country as children came to fruition Sunday after the White House released a set of immigration demands, including funding for a border wall, to be met in exchange for a deal on Dreamers.