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.
If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.
Two coalitions are planning to discuss their efforts to qualify initiatives for the November ballot.
An anti-abortion group that sponsored an unsuccessful constitutional amendment in Mississippi said Monday it will try again next year in Colorado, Montana and Oregon.
A pregnant woman run down in a hit-and-run accident in the Stapleton area last week is improving after the baby she was carrying died. Laurie Gorham is now listed in fair condition at Denver Health Medical Center.