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.
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.
“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.
Crimes against pregnant women would be punished with a new statute that got initial approval from Colorado lawmakers Tuesday.
A Republican proposal to ban abortions in Colorado and make it a crime to perform them failed in a Democrat-controlled committee.
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.
Colorado lawmakers are considering a Republican proposal to ban abortions and make it a crime to perform them.
Colorado lawmakers are scheduled to debate whether to ban abortion with a bill that stands little chance of passing the Democratic-led Legislature.
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.
An anti-abortion group on Sunday held a walk to the Planned Parenthood building and others also rallied at the state Capitol. The rallies marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe V. Wade ruling.