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Demonstrators outside the Capitol on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Colorado Democrats Delay Abortion-Rights Vote

Colorado Democrats proposed an election-year measure to strengthen abortion rights. But they delayed a vote on their proposal Tuesday after a senator’s illness put the bill’s outcome in question.

04/15/2014

Rep. Cory Gardner announces his Senate run on March 1, 2014. (credit: CBS)

GOP’s Gardner Reverses Position On ‘Personhood’

Republican Rep. Cory Gardner says he’s changed his position and now opposes measures to grant a fertilized egg the same legal protections as a person.

03/24/2014

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The Rationale of “Snowball’s Chance” Bills

GOP State lawmakers made headlines this week with bills that have little to no chance of passing a Democratic legislature. So what’s the strategy of presenting these bills that have a snowball’s chance?

01/16/2014

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ACLU: Durango Hospital Illegally Bans Abortion Discussion

The American Civil Liberties Union accused a Durango hospital Wednesday of illegally telling doctors they cannot discuss abortion with a patient, even if pregnancy threatens her life.

11/13/2013

A Longmont mother submitted petitions to the Secretary of State's Office to direct lawmakers to add "unborn human beings" to state criminal code.(credit: CBS)

‘Unborn Human Beings’ Question Makes Colorado Ballots

A ballot measure about crimes and pregnant women will be on 2014 Colorado ballots.

10/14/2013

A Longmont mother submitted petitions to the Secretary of State's Office to direct lawmakers to add "unborn human beings" to state criminal code.(credit: CBS)

Longmont Mom Leading Effort For New Personhood Law

A Longmont mother whose unborn baby was killed by a drunk driver is now leading an effort to change Colorado law. She wants to direct lawmakers to add “unborn human beings” to state criminal code.

09/30/2013

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Hobby Lobby Tests Birth-Control Coverage Mandate

In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.

05/23/2013

Former U. S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop on June 5, 2001, during an AIDS policy symposium in Washington, D. C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

He Was Always Your Doctor … And Mine

“Besides a few people I’ve been to war with, my list of heroes is like a sparse cupboard, which became a little more barren with the death of a friend today,” Dr. Dave Hnida writes in reference to the passing of Dr. C. Everett Koop.

02/26/2013

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Lawmakers Look At Crimes Against Pregnant Women

Crimes against pregnant women would be punished with a new statute that got initial approval from Colorado lawmakers Tuesday.

02/19/2013

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Proposal To Ban Abortion In Colorado Fails

A Republican proposal to ban abortions in Colorado and make it a crime to perform them failed in a Democrat-controlled committee.

02/05/2013

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