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Sen. Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall Backs Contraception Coverage Bill Blocked By Senate GOP

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for Democrats that they hope will be a political winner in November’s elections.

07/16/2014

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall Introduces Bill In Response To Supreme Court Decision On Contraception

Senator Mark Udall has introduced a bill in response to the ISupreme Court ruling on contraception. It’s getting support from some women’s rights groups.

07/11/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Colorado Offers Boulder County A Deal In Gay Marriage Battle

Six couples are expected to sue Suthers, Gov. John Hickenlooper and area counties’ clerk and recorder offices in federal court on Tuesday to pressure courts to hear their side.

07/01/2014

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Supreme Court Exempts Hobby Lobby From Obamacare Contraception Mandate

The U.S. Supreme Court has uphed a ruling from Denver, saying Hobby Lobby and another privately held companies do not have to pay for birth control.

06/30/2014

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Boulder Moves Forward With Gay Marriage Licenses, Legal Uncertainty Aside

More gay couples obtained marriage licenses at the Boulder County clerk’s office on Thursday, despite the legal uncertainty hanging over same-sex marriage in Colorado.

06/26/2014

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Colorado’s Abortion Clinic ‘Buffer Zone’ Stays Intact After Supreme Court Ruling

The buffer zone will remain in effect at abortion clinics across Colorado after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 35-foot buffer zone at clinics in Massachusetts.

06/26/2014

U.S. Supreme Court (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

High Court Voids Abortion Clinic Protest-Free Zone

The Supreme Court unanimously struck down the 35-foot protest-free zone outside abortion clinics in Massachusetts Thursday, declaring it an unconstitutional restraint on the free-speech rights of protesters.

06/26/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Judge Orders 2nd Holmes Sanity Evaluation To Begin

With a state Supreme Court appeal out of the way, the judge in the Colorado theater shootings has re-started the second sanity evaluation for defendant James Holmes.

05/09/2014

Law banned abortions after a fetal heartbeat could be detected, which could be as early as six weeks. (Getty Images)

Federal Judge Overturns North Dakota’s 6-Week Abortion Ban 

Rules state’s new abortion restrictions “cannot withstand a constitutional challenge.”

04/16/2014

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