Abortion

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

After Attack, Colorado Lawmakers Advance Fetal Homicide Bill

A woman accused of cutting into the belly of an expectant mother to claim the unborn child can’t be charged under Colorado law with murder. But Republicans in the state Senate advanced a bill Wednesday aimed at changing that situation.

04/22/2015

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Attack On Pregnant Woman Complicated By Abortion Politics

A Longmont woman accused of luring an expectant mother to a basement and cutting the baby from her belly might not face homicide charges in the child’s death because of the way criminal law in the U.S. has become entangled in abortion politics.

03/20/2015

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As Roe V. Wade Anniversary Approaches, Pro-Life Rally Held In Denver

Opponents of abortion gathered in Denver for a rally this weekend at the state Capitol.

01/18/2015

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session in 2013 (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

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