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Tag Archives: birth control

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, Just In, Politics, The Beats

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, Just In

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, Just In, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Just answer the question, Mr. Gardner

Cory Gardner's proclaimed movement on 'personhood' is not evolution. What he's doing is much closer to creationism....

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June 20, 2014 LGBTQ, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Colorado women protest Attorney General’s support of Hobby Lobby with crafts

Attached to pipe-cleaner IUDs and pills made of glitter, Colorado women included messages like, "I <3 BC," and "Only my Dr. and I know which birth control method is best for me. Interfering with that decision is not my boss's...

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March 25, 2014 Reporter's Notebook

Colorado AG joins anti-Obamacare birth control case

Suthers is siding with the craft store corporation Hobby Lobby, arguing that the mandate trammels the constitutional religious freedom rights. ...

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February 6, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Just In
Conservative Rep. Stephens Supports ‘Abortion Pill’ in Instances of Rape, Incest

Conservative Rep. Stephens Supports ‘Abortion Pill’ in Instances of Rape, Incest

Rep. Amy Stephens -- a Colorado Springs Republican who once worked for evangelical powerhouse organization Focus on the Family -- argued Tuesday against an anti-abortion proposal that would have made providing emergency contraception to victims of rape and incest a...

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February 7, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Ideology Trumped Science in Weld County Contraception Decision

Ideology Trumped Science in Weld County Contraception Decision

When Weld County commissioners decided to stop providing emergency contraception to county patients, concerns rooted in anti-abortion politics trumped scientific facts and testimony provided by the county’s medical chief, according to documents obtained by The Colorado Independent....

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February 5, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories

ELECTIONS 2014

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Chris Christie in Colorado to campaign for Bob Beauprez

  DENVER — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a tour of downtown Denver today with Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.  The pair stopped off at […]

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Belongings’

A two-year-old child survived by clinging to a ladder.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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