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We are women Colorado organizes rally in Central Denver

October 5, 2012

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Examiner, October 5, 2012 by Juli Turano Saturday, October 6, 2012, in the heart of Denver, We are Women Colorado (WAWCO), a statewide women’s social organization is holding its first “Equality Rally and March.” The planned events are scheduled to begin around 1p.m. and weather permitting, conclude around 5p.m. See details below. WAWCO aims to […]

Personhood Coalition files legal action to make this ballot — or next

September 27, 2012

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Denver Post, September 27, 2012 by Electa Draper The Colorado Personhood Coalition said Thursday it is suing in Denver District Court to challenge the secretary of state’s ruling that the anti-abortion measure fell short of making the fall ballot by 3,859 signatures. By law, the coalition had 30 days from the Secretary of State Scott […]

Colorado “Personhood” Amendment Officially Dead for Now

September 12, 2012

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RH Reality Check, September 12, 2012 by Robin Marty It’s the end of the road for fertilized-egg-people, at least for this cycle in Colorado.  Although Personhood USA has until the 28th of September to challenge the results of the signatures gathered, the ballot certification deadline has already passed, making it impossible for the issue to be […]

Colorado Personhood Supporters Continue to Fight

September 3, 2012

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Live Action News, September 3, 2012 by Jordan Hooker The Colorado Personhood Coalition will continue its fight to have the Colorado Personhood amendment included on the ballot, despite the Colorado secretary of state announcing that the measure fell 3,700 signatures short of the required number. According to Personhood USA, the Colorado Personhood Coalition has reviewed […]

Abortion ban backers fail to make Colorado ballot

August 29, 2012

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AP, August 29, 2012 by KRISTEN WYATT, DENVER (AP) — The nation’s only pending ballot measure to ban abortion in all circumstances has failed to advance to voters in Colorado. Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler announced Wednesday that backers of the divisive “personhood” amendment fell about 3,900 valid signatures short of the some 86,000 […]

Planned Parenthood CEO rejects ‘personhood’

August 24, 2012

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Durango Herald, August 24, 2012 by Chase Olivarius-Mcallister Vicki Cowart says voters keep saying ‘no,’ but issue keeps showing up on ballot Vicki Cowart, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, on Thursday warned that the “personhood” amendment, if passed, would define life as beginning at conception, and result in the criminalization […]

Rape, Forced Pregnancy, Personhood, and Crimes Against Humanity

August 24, 2012

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Huffington Post, August 24, 2012 by Lynn M. Paltrow It is likely that Colorado will, once again, have a so-called “personhood” measure on the ballot this November that seeks to have fertilized eggs, embryos, and fetuses treated as if they were entirely separate constitutional persons. If approved by Colorado’s Secretary of State, this year’s version […]

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