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Another Republican Makes Reversal On Personhood Measures

AP | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics

BY NICHOLAS RICCARDI, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER (AP) — A second Colorado Republican facing a tough race is disavowing so-called 'personhood' me...

Suddenly, Congressman Favors Abortion In Cases of Rape or Incest

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.24.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

After pointing to Rep. Mike Coffman after the last election as a national model of a winning candidate, Personhood USA is disappointed by Coffman's statement yesterday that he now "strongly" supports the "exceptions for rape, incest, and protecting the life of the mother."

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.

Asked About Allowing Abortion for Rape, Coffman Doesn't Answer and Runs Away!

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.31.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Somehow, the details of Mike Coffman's thinking on abortion -- why he's come to take such a hard-line stance -- have fallen through the journalistic cracks.

Coffman Called a "Statesman" for Strong Opposition to a Women's Right to Choose

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.30.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Rep. Mike Coffman stands alone as a major Colorado politician in close election who has not withdrawn his previous support for the personhood amendment, which would ban all abortion, even in the case of rape and incest.

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.

Coffman's Opposition to Promising Medical Research Rooted in his Extreme Anti-Abortion Position

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

One of the more memorable ads this election is the House Majority PAC's attack on Coffman for opposing embryonic stem cell research. In its Truth Test on this topic, 9News should have said more about the ramifications of Coffman's position.

Can Coffman Be Moderate and Oppose Abortion for Rape Victims?

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.14.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Mike Coffman has opposed abortion even in the case of rape and incest going back to at least 2008, according to the Colorado Right to Life website. But he has yet to comment this election cycle on his abortion stance or on this year's personhood measure.