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Tag Archives: birth control

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

Rebrands in the wind

Labor Day is behind us and, generally speaking, it’s that time in the campaign season when candidates go for a rebrand. The Gardner campaign has […]...

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September 3, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

CO Senate personhood debate pivots to over-the-counter birth control

Republican Congressman Cory Gardner is out with a new ad today highlighting his support for over the counter birth control, specifically "the pill." ...

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September 3, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

GOP candidates taking notes on Gardner’s birth control gambit

  The GOP stance on women’s reproductive rights is thought to be a liability, as Democrats shore up the support of voters who would prefer […]...

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August 20, 2014 Just In: Elections 2014

Coffman shaky in debate where candidates battled for the middle

It's impossible Republican Congressman Mike Coffman hadn't prepared for the question. Everyone in the jam-packed hotel event room knew it was coming. "Where do you stand on women's rights and abortion?"...

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August 14, 2014 Elections 2014

Udall talks Not My Boss’s Business Act

DENVER — Senator Mark Udall joined women’s health advocates today to discuss his newest bill, which would effectively overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision […]...

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July 11, 2014 Elections 2014

Colorado Democrats lead charge to overturn Hobby Lobby decision

Colorado Democrats in Washington D.C. have rallied around a bill that would ban corporations from refusing to cover any health services or benefits ensured by federal law. ...

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July 10, 2014 In-Depth

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

Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision knocks up Colorado politics

Reactions in Colorado were nearly immediate and came from both politicians and advocacy groups, who all see the decision throwing added fuel on the already-hot topic of womens' health in the upcoming election. ...

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June 30, 2014 Health, The Mix

Rep. DeGette, ProgressNow join fast-spinning newscycle on Gardner and women’s health

In the digital era, fast-turning messaging cycles like this one are typical, which at this point doesn't seem like a good thing for Gardner. His mixed messages on personhood and contraception are likely to keep spinning like brightly colored pinwheels...

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June 20, 2014 Health, Political Ad Watch, 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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EVENTS

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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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