Tag Archives: birth control

Will GOP strike down a birth-control program that reduces abortions?

Colorado lawmakers are looking at introducing legislation to fund a tested and proven program to reduce unwanted teen pregnancy in Colorado that Republican lawmakers tanked […]...

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November 12, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Homebrew: Colorado birth control program dries up

Birth control Over six years, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment provided women with long-acting contraceptives at little or no cost, and teen birth and abortion […]...

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July 7, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Thunderdome 2015: Teen-pregnancy science vs. confusion

“Thunderdome 2015” is The Colorado Independent’s wrap-up series on the 2015 legislative season. For a series overview, check out “Thunderdome 2015: 120 days under the gold […]...

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May 8, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

House Dems have a ‘plan B’ for state-funded birth control program

Colorado Senate Republicans are likely to defeat a bill to direct $5 million toward giving low-income women free, long-acting, reversible birth control like intrauterine devices. Even […]...

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April 9, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

All quiet on the eastern front and notes on the chamber wars

Increasing sound and fury in the Capitol as both Republicans and Democrats flex their partisan muscles in their respective chambers....

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January 30, 2015 Capitol Notebook, Just In

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

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

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

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

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


Video: Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

The Colorado Independent hosted an Oct. 20 discussion between three of Denver’s four district attorney candidates at Denver Open Media. The video, below, is preceded by […]

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