At a rally today to oppose the Trump administration’s weakening of the Obama-era mandate for employers to provide birth control coverage at no cost to patients, several reproductive rights advocates explained why affordable birth control is central to the health, well-being, and empowerment of women.
The GOP just released a tax plan that eliminates programs to support small businesses that spend money to make themselves more accessible for people with disabilities and another that encourages business owners to hire vets. It would also end a tax credit that helps people to adopt children.
For over 50 years, NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado has campaigned to protect a woman’s right “make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive health choices.”
Despite Thursday’s near-freezing temperatures, hundreds of protesters, including more than a hundred dressed as “handmaids”, greeted Vice President Mike Pence at his Denver fundraising event at the Denver Marriott Tech Center.
Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to speak at a Republican Party fundraiser in Denver Thursday, and unsurprisingly, local activists are planning to show up in big numbers to protest his appearance.
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains is seeking submissions of visual art on the topic of bodily autonomy and reproductive freedom in this current political climate for a gallery exhibition in Colorado Springs for the month of September.
Colorado reproductive rights advocates speak out against Trump’s leaked plan to deny contraceptive coverage
The Colorado Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Coalition spoke out Wednesday after yet another leak from the White House exposed an attempt to strip women of contraceptive coverage.
Three days after a “Women’s March” drew over 100,000 people to the front of the state Capitol, a coalition of health and justice groups–joined by state lawmakers–gathered inside the building to launch “Women and Families Wednesdays” to ensure that the “voices of our communities are heard loud and clear at the Capitol.”
Colorado House Democrats spoke out Friday against legislation recently proposed by their GOP counterparts that aims undermine access to women’s health care.
As the inauguration of Donald Trump approaches, the ACLU of Colorado is reaffirming its commitment to protecting the rights of Coloradans by calling on statewide leaders to make the state a “civil liberties safe zone.”