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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 […]

In Colorado, Media Ignores Protests Against Anti-Choice Policies

May 2, 2012

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RH Reality Check, May 2, 2012 by Robin Marty States across the country held coordinated protests on April 28th, where advocates for reproductive rights reminded legislators that their bodies are not up for debate. One of the largest of these protests was in Denver, Colorado. But no one seems to know it happened at all. […]

Women to rally for health care rights at Capitol Saturday

April 27, 2012

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The Colorado Independent, April 27, 2012 by Scot Kersgaard Saturday at 9:30 am, a group of Colorado women and family members will gather at Civic Center Park’s Greek Amphitheater for a rally to protect women’s access to health care, and for the right of each woman to make her own health care decisions. State legislators, […]

Colorado HB-1130 a personhood bill, plain and simple

April 10, 2012

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Health Policy Solutions, April 10, 2012 by State Rep. Cherylin Peniston These “personhood” zealots will not give up. Not once but twice Colorado voters have overwhelmingly rejected proposed constitutional amendments that would confer “personhood” rights on fetuses. But instead of respecting what the voters have said, Rep. Janak Joshi, R-Colorado Springs, is trying to circumvent […]

Fetal homicide bill clings to life in committee

April 6, 2012

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The Colorado Statesman, April 6, 2012 by Peter Marcus A measure that would offer prosecutors a tool in charging suspects with the same violent crimes against both a pregnant mother and her unborn child is still alive, albeit on life support. House Bill 1130, sponsored by Rep. Janak Joshi, R-Colorado Springs, and Sen. Shawn Mitchell, […]

After long debate, panel puts fetal homicide proposal on hold

April 2, 2012

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Fox 31 Denver, April 2, 2012 by Eli Stokols DENVER — The Senate Judiciary Committee Monday went around and around in circles debating a very complex proposal that sought to increase penalties for anyone who harms or kills an unborn child. And then, after more than four hours, the Democrat-controlled committee put off a vote […]

Personhood Measures in Disguise

April 2, 2012

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Huffington Post, April 2, 2012 by Lynn M. Paltrow Citizens in Mississippi, once, and Colorado, twice, have resoundingly rejected so called “personhood” measures that would have established the “pre-born” as separate legal persons under the law. There is increasing evidence that when people understand the broad reach of such measures, they vote them down. But […]