DENVER (CBS4) – No incumbents are running in three of Colorado’s statewide seats, which includes the race for attorney general.

CBS4 election partner CPT 12 recently hosted a debate between AG candidates Republican George Brauchler and Democrat Phil Weiser.

(credit: CBS)

The conversation turned tense when CBS4’s Political Specialist Shaun Boyd asked about abortion rights if the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

“But I’m not here campaigning on taking away a woman’s right to choose. I’m not here campaigning on trying to overturn Roe v. Wade, but it sounds like based on your question and that non-answer that Phil supports an abortion even up to the last possible minute of birth. I don’t think that’s the Colorado way and I wouldn’t support that,” Brauchler said.

“And that’s not what I said. I said I’m for preserving Roe v. Wade when I asked George directly this question. This is an important responsibility for the AG to argue on behalf of the people of Colorado about what we believe our rights are. George said he’d have to think about he would do. I don’t have to think about this,” Weiser rebuttled.

Watch the complete debate below:


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s