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Tag Archives: Abortion

In tight state House race, Benge slams Kagan for being a man

The Republican newcomer seeking to represent Colorado’s House District 3 is running largely on one qualification – womanhood. A persistent, gender-loaded message underscores Candice Benge’s […]...

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September 29, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Udall campaign marks sixth month since Gardner’s stand on personhood went slippery

  U.S. Sen. Mark Udall’s re-election campaign is celebrating the six-month mark of Republican challenger Congressman Cory Gardner’s wobbly stance on the anti-abortion personhood movement. […]...

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September 22, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Udall not changing the topic at all

  A women’s right to legal abortion and full access to reproductive health services, including contraception, remains at the center of the message war waging […]...

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September 16, 2014 Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Karl Rove wants to start a ‘real conversation about issues that matter’

  Republican strategist Karl Rove is planning a full $6 million political advertising assault on Colorado voters in the coming weeks in support of U.S. […]...

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September 16, 2014 Elections 2014, Health, Just In: Elections 2014, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats

DA, Team Udall critique Gardner’s hardline anti-abortion record

  In the wake of the Cory Gardner campaign’s efforts to shift the break-neck Colorado Senate race conversation away from Gardner’s confusing support of personhood […]...

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September 3, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Court drops lawsuit against Planned Parenthood, again

  The Denver District Court dismissed a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains last Monday. The suit, filed by former Lieutenant Governor and […]...

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August 19, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Coffman: Oops?

  The campaign for Andrew Romanoff is sending around videotape of Colorado Republican Congressman Mike Coffman in a candidate debate today struggling to answer a […]...

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August 14, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In: Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Counting bullets in Ferguson, Mo.

Why did Michael Brown die in Ferguson, Mo.? Making sense from vast disagreement....

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August 12, 2014 The Mix, Uncategorized

Pulse of religion still beats in conservative politics

  “AM I the only guy who’s ending sentences with ‘amen’ this weekend?” Ralph Reed, conservative political operative and born-again Christian, asked during his speech […]...

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July 24, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Mix

Wiretap: In the culture wars, women still losing

The Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision is just the latest example of how women's rights are being abridged. It's not only women who are losing, though. Republicans are losing, too....

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July 7, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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