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Colorado Personhood

Dave Jamieson

Democrats Had Winning Issues, Just Not Winning Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If American voters want to see the minimum wage raised, they sure have a funny way of showing it. Binding ballot initiatives that wou...

Laura Bassett

Colorado And North Dakota Voters Reject Fetal Personhood Measures

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Voters in Colorado rejected an anti-abortion ballot measure on Tuesday that would have granted personhood rights to developing fetuses from the moment...

Laura Bassett

These Ballot Measures Would Obliterate Abortion Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

Voters in Tennessee, North Dakota and Colorado will consider sweeping ballot measures on Tuesday that would eliminate the right to abortion under thei...

How Amendment 67 Backers Order Breakfast

Shan Wells | Posted 12.16.2014 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Hello America, It's Me, Colorado

Jen Caltrider | Posted 11.30.2014 | Women
Jen Caltrider

If Amendment 67 were to pass, Colorado's 2.6 million women would face the harshest restrictions on their rights anywhere in the country. I'm afraid this could happen.

GOP Senate Candidate Claims A Bill He Cosponsored Doesn't Exist

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), who is running for Senate, continues to insist that he doesn't consider the fetal personhood bill he cosponsored to be a ...

Republican's Big Reversal Reflects State Electorate

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Cory Gardner, moving toward the middle in a Senate race with national stakes, said Tuesday he abandoned his longti...

GOP Senate Candidate Changes Tune On Strict Abortion Stance

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

Two weeks after officially launching his U.S. Senate campaign, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) has changed course on his abortion views. In a Friday in...

Why No Agreement on Criminalizing Reckless Acts Against Pregnant Women?

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

You might think all sides of the abortion debate could get behind legislation making it a crime for a drunken driver to hit a pregnant woman and kill her baby-to-be, but think again.

The Kind of Questioning We Need

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In a good story, Associated Press reporter Ivan Moreno, discusses how the personhood amendment isn't on the Colorado ballot but it's nonetheless a big part of this year's election debate.

Top 4 Statewide Races for Women's Health

Cathy Alderman | Posted 12.31.2012 | Denver
Cathy Alderman

Women pay attention: your health is on the ballot this fall. In every race, voters will choose either to continue moving forward towards equality or to wind the clock back on women's health.

Coffman Just Doesn't Get It

Toni Panetta | Posted 12.26.2012 | Denver
Toni Panetta

Rep. Coffman may be telling the truth when he says he doesn't focus on social issues. But what he's not telling voters is that his support for just one federal law could strip women of their fundamental right to make decisions about what happens with their bodies.

Personhood Colorado Is Not Taking 'No' For An Answer

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 09.12.2012 | Denver

From the Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Jennifer Mason, spokeswoman for Personhood Colorado, told the Colorado Independent she believes it’...

Laura Bassett

Colorado Personhood Push Falls Short Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Backers of a controversial fetal personhood measure in Colorado have failed to gather enough signatures to get the proposal on the November ballot, Co...

Rape, Forced Pregnancy, Personhood, and Crimes Against Humanity

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

If Proposed Initiative 46 passes, men who rape women in Colorado will be secure in the knowledge that their efforts to humiliate and degrade those women will be backed up and reinforced by state action forcing those women to go to term -- whether they want to or not.

Romney VP Choice May Find Role Model Among CO Personhood Endorsers

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.15.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

As the personhood initiatives have come and gone in Colorado, we've seen the different reactions of politicians who endorse personhood. Will Rep. Paul Ryan, who supported personhood legislation in Congress, stand by his decision?

"Dear Dan, Please Make Sure Your Listeners Know I'm Against Abortion, Even After Rape"

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.14.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporters should get clarification from Coffman about his personhood views, and you'd expect him to be just as eager to clarify today as he was three years ago.

Would Coors Put His Vote Where His Money Is and Co-Sponsor Personhood Bills?

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.25.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Congressional candidate Joe Coors gave $1,000 to Personhood Colorado in support of its efforts to pass a personhood amendment in 2010. So would Coors put his vote where his money is:

Don't Let Anyone Tell You Abortion Issues Don't Matter in Washington

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.06.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Hank Brown, with due respect, journalists were right in 2010 not to accept the GOP post-primary cries that abortion issues mattered so little compared to jobs that they need not be discussed.

Romney Repeating Ken Buck's Errors on Personhood

Jill Hanauer | Posted 01.04.2012 | Denver
Jill Hanauer

As Mississippi Republicans back away from the personhood ballot initiative that would restrict reproductive rights in the state, Mitt Romney's position on this national issue looks increasingly out-of-touch with a majority of voters.

'Personhood' Movement Seeks An End To Abortions, Spreading To More States

Kansas City Star | Laura Bauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of anti-abortion activists has unrolled a new strategy: Stretch the legal definition of "person" in state constitutions to cover a freshly fer...

Jane Norton Is Calamity Jane, Not Pink Elephant

Ellen Dumm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ellen Dumm

Sarah Palin recently dubbed Colorado GOP Senate candidate Jane Norton as one of the "stampede of pink elephants" heading toward Washington, D.C.

Colorado Personhood Amendment Supporters Say They Now Have Enough Signatures To Make Ballot

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado abortion opponents say they have enough signatures to put an abortion-ending proposal on the ballot this fall – potentia...

Scott McInnis's Abortion Stance Comes Full Circle With Support For Right-Wing Initiative

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE: The Denver Post has produced a letter from Republicans for Choice, a group dedicated to preserving abortion rights, dated from 1998. Scott Mc...

Person Hood Amendment Faces 'Costly' Setback

KMGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado's personhood amendment has suffered a setback. The Secretary of State's office said it made a mistake on the deadline to turn ...