The Trump Administration has begun to enforce its abortion gag rule, which strips family planning funds from health care providers that perform abortions, refer to abortion providers, or even discuss abortion with their patients.
Abby Johnson, who worked as a Planned Parenthood clinic director in Bryan, TX before allegedly having a change of heart and becoming an anti-choice activist, will be speaking at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver next month.
As some states move to pass the harshest abortion restrictions seen in decades, Colorado remains one of a handful of states where reproductive rights are safest.
Denver’s Archbishop announced his opposition yesterday to a proposed sex education bill under consideration in the Colorado Legislature.
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.
The Colorado Times Recorder reported last September that Colorado’s Republican Senator Cory Gardner had voted nine times to strip federal funding Planned Parenthood since he’s held federal office.
When the Trump Administration proposed a new rule last month to strip federal funding from abortion providers nationwide, many saw it as an attack on Planned Parenthood, which the president has repeatedly said he’d like to “defund.”
Denver Mayor’s support for anti-abortion group raises questions about his stance on reproductive rights
Denver’s Democratic Mayor Michael Hancock appears to have helped fundraise for an event earlier this year meant to “celebrate the joy of life” and support anti-abortion pregnancy centers.
Cynthia Coffman was once a leading figure in a successful effort to defund Planned Parenthood, but has she changed her view?
Asked last week whether she thinks Planned Parenthood’s non-abortion family planning services, like consultation and exams related to birth control, should receive tax-payer funds, which she’s opposed in the past, Republican gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Coffman said my question required a long conversation another time, indicating that she may have changed her view on it.