Abortion

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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Catholic Hospital Takes Surprise Stance In Twin Fetus Death Lawsuit

It was a startling assertion that seemed an about-face from church doctrine: A Catholic hospital arguing in a Colorado court that twin fetuses that died in its care were not, under state law, human beings.

02/04/2013

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Colorado Lawmakers Weigh Abortion Ban, Defeat Likely

Colorado lawmakers are considering a Republican proposal to ban abortions and make it a crime to perform them.

01/31/2013

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Bill To Ban Abortion In Colorado Gets First Hearing

Colorado lawmakers are scheduled to debate whether to ban abortion with a bill that stands little chance of passing the Democratic-led Legislature.

01/31/2013

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Colorado Democrats Defeat Fetal Homicide Bill

Colorado legislative Democrats have rejected a bill to make it a crime to kill a fetus, opting for a different approach they say won’t infringe on abortion rights.

01/28/2013

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