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Colorado moved ahead or stayed even on education, gay rights, abortion

May 22, 2012


Colorado Independent, May 22, 2012 by John Tomasic Colorado legislative debate this year on education, gay rights and women’s health policies reflected larger well-worn national political back-and-forths, where showy speeches on immigration “illegals,” “traditional marriage” and religious freedom often sidetrack efforts to serve the public good. Caught in that kind of mire on a few […]

Colorado HB-1130 a personhood bill, plain and simple

April 10, 2012


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


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, […]