Republican lawmakers in Colorado’s legislature introduced two anti-abortion bills at the beginning of the 2020 legislative session last week, one of which would ban nearly all abortions, and one that draws upon conservative’s scare tactics around abortions that occur later in pregnancy.
Two Colorado Republican legislative leaders are hosting an all-day “Vaccine & Health Summit” at the state capitol on Monday, Oct. 28. The event features representatives from the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC), which says it’s “dedicated to preventing vaccine injuries and death,” and has been described as “the most powerful anti-vaccine organization in America.” NVIC promotes the debunked claim that vaccines cause autism.
Last Wednesday morning, Rep. Lori Saine (R-Firestone) and Sen. Vicki Marble (R-Greeley) hosted the second public “Vaccine and Health Choice Summit” at the Colorado State Capitol.
Republican Casper Stockham is kicking off his congressional campaign Saturday with an event featuring speeches by former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo, attorney Mark Barrington, former Parker Mayor Greg Lopez, and GOP state lawmakers Susan Beckman of Littleton, Kim Ransom of Littleton, and Lori Saine of Firestone.
On Friday, Ted Nugent was the main attraction at a rally-fundraiser for Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams' re-election bid. As usual, controversy surrounded the rock star who used a racial epithet to describe Japanese people in a speech that also touched on World War II, urban decay and labor.
The Republican Liberty Caucus of Colorado (RLCC) – which considers itself “the conscious of the Colorado GOP” – just released the first edition of its “liberty scorecards.”
A bill to ban nearly all abortions that was signed into law in Alabama this week is nearly identical to a bill that was pushed by Colorado Republicans earlier this year.
After a handful of Colorado counties declared themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries, rejecting a proposed law that allows judges to take guns from dangerous people, a Colorado lawmaker now wants her county commissioners to consider not enforcing state laws regulating the oil and gas industry.
In a radio interview last Thursday, State Rep. Lori Saine (R-Weld) argued against House Bill 19-1032, which outlines state-wide standards for publicly funded schools electing to teach sex education.