A second Colorado Republican facing a tough race is disavowing so-called ‘personhood’ measures for fetuses.
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.
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.
A ballot measure about crimes and pregnant women will be on 2014 Colorado ballots.
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.
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.
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.
Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.
Backers of a proposal to ban abortion in Colorado have failed in their first attempt to get the measure on statewide ballots in November.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.