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Sen. Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall Ad Attacks GOP’s Gardner Over Abortion

Democratic Senator Mark Udall aired the first ad of his closely-watched re-election campaign on Tuesday, highlighting his challenger’s opposition to abortion rights.

04/22/2014

Rep. Mike Coffman (credit: CBS)

Rep. Coffman, 2nd GOP Hopeful Disavows Personhood Measures

A second Colorado Republican facing a tough race is disavowing so-called ‘personhood’ measures for fetuses.

03/25/2014

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado (credit: CBS)

GOP’s Gardner ‘Personhood’ Reversal Reflects Colorado Electorate

Republican Rep. Cory Gardner’s reversal on granting legal rights of personhood to a fertilized egg is an acknowledgment of the clout of Colorado’s female voters who increasingly have backed Democrats in major races for a decade.

03/25/2014

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

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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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

A memorial at a hit-and-run site (credit: CBS)

Hit & Run Drivers Who Kill Unborn Babies Could Face Homicide Charges

Hit-and-run drivers who cost a woman her pregnancy could be charged in the unborn baby’s death under a bill at the state Capitol.

01/11/2013

Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Don’t Republicans Understand Rape?

Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.

10/24/2012

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Personhood Backers Fail To Make Colorado Ballot

Backers of a proposal to ban abortion in Colorado have failed in their first attempt to get the measure on statewide ballots in November.

08/29/2012

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