Abortion

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Wrestle Over Birth-Control Funding

Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.

11/27/2014

Cory Gardner delivers his acceptance speech in the U.S. Senate race on Nov. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Cory Gardner Defeats Mark Udall In U.S. Senate Race

Republican Cory Gardner defeated Mark Udall on Tuesday, unseating the incumbent Democratic senator and helping the GOP reach its goal of capturing the U.S. Senate.

11/04/2014

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3rd Attempt At ‘Personhood’ Fails In Colorado

Colorado voters failed to approve the third attempt to extend right to unborn children once again this year.

11/04/2014

John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Joins ‘Personhood’ Opposition Effort

Gov. John Hickenlooper is joining abortion-rights advocates Saturday who are opposing a ballot measure to add “unborn human beings” to Colorado criminal code.

10/25/2014

Cory Gardner, left, Mark Udall, right (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Familiar Themes In Final Colorado Senate Debate

Colorado’s Senate candidates struggled to pin the other down on energy policy and reproductive rights Wednesday in their fifth and final debate.

10/16/2014

Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall’s Accomplishments Are Diverse, But His Focus Is On Abortion, Birth Control

For most voters this midterm, it is indeed the economy, stupid. And Mark Udall, the Colorado senator now in the political fight of his life, agrees that’s true. But voters might not know it from his ads.

10/15/2014

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Abortion-Rights Advocates Rally Against Personhood

Colorado voters have voted three times against ballot measures to ban all abortions.

10/10/2014

John Hickenlooper, left, and Bob Beauprez debate on Tuesday night. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post)

Capital Punishment, Personhood Grab Spotlight In Governor Debate

Gov. John Hickenlooper and challenger Bob Beauprez addressed plenty of economic issues in their governor’s debate on Tuesday, but emotional social issues dominated the stage and stretched tempers.

09/30/2014

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, right, and Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff  debate a wide array of topics in The Denver Post's 6th congressional district debate in Denver on Sept. 23. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post)

Romanoff, Coffman Bicker Over Personal Attacks In 6th CD Debate

Andrew Romanoff took the offensive in Tuesday night’s debate against Mike Coffman and rarely let up.

09/23/2014

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall Intensifies Jefferson County Campaign Effort

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall is headed to the perennial political battleground of Jefferson County to continue talking about abortion rights.

09/05/2014

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