In the wake of Colorado’s primary elections last week and the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and return abortion laws to state authority, Republicans and conservatives continue to push anti-abortion policy via legislation, ballot initiatives, campaign rhetoric, and leadership elections. Despite recent failures in enacting their agenda and a demonstrated lack of support from the state’s voters, the Colorado GOP is undeterred.
Kevin Van Winkle
The passage of the Reproductive Health Equity Act in the Colorado House, after 24 hours of debate and a brief confrontation between House Minority Leader Rep. Hugh McKean (R-Loveland) and Rep. Shane Sandridge (R-Colorado Springs), has elicited hyperbolic — and inaccurate — statements from Colorado Republicans.
Colorado Election Conspiracy Watch: A List of CO Republicans Who Believe the 2020 Election Was Stolen — And Some Who Don’t
Colorado Republicans show no sign of stopping their attacks against last year’s election results, both in Colorado and nationwide — even though claims that the 2020 election was rigged in favor of the Democrats have been debunked.
Rumors of a Republican statehouse leader considering a run for Congress have been circulating the Colorado Capitol for weeks now, but they focused on former House Minority Leader Patrick Neville. Now it looks like Neville’s former right-hand man, Rep. Kevin Van Winkle (R-Highland Ranch), is also thinking about federal office.
Freezing weather didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the 60 or so Trump supporters who gathered outside Colorado’s Capitol today to support a group that claims China rigged the election and predicts the U.S. will go to war against the Asian nation.
Colorado GOP Leaders Call HIV Prevention Coverage a ‘Feel-Good Idea,’ Will Use Stall Tactics to Kill Bills
Speaking last month at a Republican Party fundraising luncheon in downtown Denver, all four ranking members of the GOP leadership at the Colorado Legislature said their primary strategy for this year’s legislative session is to stop proposed laws using the procedural stall tactic of demanding that the entire text of bills be read out loud.
A former Democratic state representative will join Republicans in a ceremony Aug. 1 to mark the unveiling of a Trump portrait on the third floor of the Colorado Capitol, where portraits of all other U.S. presidents hang.
Anti-LGBT hate group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is best known in Colorado for suing the state on behalf of a baker who refused to serve a gay couple shopping for a wedding cake.