by Shannon Tyler, Colorado Newsline
Two years into the pandemic, amid what experts call a statewide mental health crisis, Democrats and Republicans at the Colorado Legislature are advancing multiple bills that could drastically increase funding for state behavioral health programs.
State Rep. Rod Pelton (R-Cheyenne Wells), who uses the mostly veterinary drug Ivermectin to fight off COVID, also has anti-scientific views when it comes to Colorado’s air pollution woes, saying recently that Democrats at the state Capitol don’t seem to understand that they can’t clean up air pollution in Colorado that originates in California.
CO Lawmaker Rejected COVID Vaccine, Took Unproven Drug Ivermectin, Got COVID, Recovered, Restarts Ivermectin Without Being Vaccinated
Despite the Pfizer COVID vaccination winning U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval last week, Colorado Rep. Rod Pelton (R-Cheyenne Wells) still considers all available COVID vaccines “experimental,” preferring to treat himself with Ivermectin — a well-known, mostly veterinary drug repurposed by some as an unproven treatment and preventative drug for COVID — while choosing to forgo getting vaccinated.
The body is a temple–and Colorado state Representative Rod Pelton (R-Cheyenne Wells) worships his by choosing to forego a COVID-19 vaccine in favor of taking an equine anti-parasitic medication as a “preventive” measure against the virus.
Colorado State Rep. Rod Pelton, a Republican from Cheyenne Wells, is joining a chorus of conservatives nationwide who are attacking the United States Postal Service (USPS) ahead of an election that will rely heavily on mail-in voting.
Brauchler’s Proposal to Roll Back Polis’ Power Shows How Pandemic Is Being “Converted into a Partisan Issue,” Says Public Health Expert
In a proposal that one health expert is calling a “sad” illustration of how the response to the pandemic is being converted into a “partisan issue,” Arapahoe County area District Attorney George Brauchler is urging lawmakers to roll back Gov. Jared Polis’ (D-CO) power to fight the COVID-19.
Colorado State Rep. Rod Pelton (R-Cheyenne Wells) told a radio host Monday that he plans to push the Colorado legislature to “really look at some of those powers” used by Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) recently to battle COVID-19 and “start to roll some of that back.”
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.