Less than a week before Student Press Freedom Day, Denver Archdiocese spokesman Mark Haas defended Regis Jesuit High School’s recent decision to retract an issue of its student magazine, Elevate, over a student’s controversial pro-choice op-ed.
Petition: ‘Silencing a Student’s Voice and Firing Teachers Is Neither a Pro-Life Nor a Christian Response’ to an Opinion Essay
Nearly two months after Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora retracted a student’s pro-choice opinion article and fired the two teachers who oversaw its publication, thousands of Christians across the U.S. have signed a petition urging the school to publish the article and reinstate the teachers.
I work in the reproductive rights field. Every day my colleagues and I work to destigmatize abortion and encourage people to be open and honest about their own abortion stories. One of the most compelling things we discuss is that most pregnancies are terminated at around 7 weeks. As a matter of fact, that’s when I had my abortion. At 7 weeks along, whatever was hanging out in my uterus was itty bitty and looked nothing like a baby, as the anti-choice movement wants people to believe.
Pro-choice candidates, many of them women, won big in Colorado on Election Day, and with their victories bring Colorado one step closer to ensuring access to abortion despite potential restrictions on reproductive rights from the Trump administration and the U.S. Supreme Court.
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.
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At their first annual conference in Colorado last weekend, Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) was greeted with a clear message from Colorado Democratic lawmakers and reproductive rights advocates: abortion access is a progressive value.
The anti-abortion group Colorado Campaign for Life shared a Facebook post filled with false statistics about abortion last week that got hundreds of shares and likes.
Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) is holding its first conference this weekend in Denver, but speakers include no currently-elected Democratic politicians, and several speakers who have been identified as Republicans, Independents, or have no registered party affiliation.