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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
FDA urged to allow over-the-counter sales of birth control

FDA urged to allow over-the-counter sales of birth control

Last week, doctors and reproductive rights advocates announced that they will lobby the FDA to include birth control in a list of drugs that can be offered without prescriptions....

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March 26, 2012 Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Americans reject religious freedom argument regarding birth control

Americans reject religious freedom argument regarding birth control

Despite the Catholic Church’s efforts to frame the federal government’s decision requiring health insurers to cover birth control as a matter of “religious freedom,” a new poll shows that almost 70 percent of the Americans believe the decision was a...

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March 15, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
National abortion politics take center stage in Colorado

National abortion politics take center stage in Colorado

DENVER— The political battle in Colorado over abortion, women’s healthcare and family planning heated up Monday when lawmakers, activist groups and supporters on opposite sides of the issues took turns rallying on the west steps of the capitol here....

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March 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Birth control debate really about abortion, say CPAC speakers

Birth control debate really about abortion, say CPAC speakers

Stop talking about birth control. That was the key message from some of the most prominent leaders of America’s anti-abortion movement, speaking Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. During a talk on how to advance the movement through messaging,...

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February 12, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Catholic voters support Obama on birth control

Catholic voters support Obama on birth control

Polling released this weeks indicates that a strong majority of Americans, including a majority of Catholics, support President Obama's stanch on making few exceptions to the mandate that health insurance plans include access to no-cost contraceptives....

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February 10, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Boehner threatens congressional showdown on birth control

Boehner threatens congressional showdown on birth control

House Speaker John Boehner announced during a floor speech this week that he would take legislative action against a federal decision requiring insurance companies to cover contraception as a preventive service if the Obama administration does not reverse course....

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February 10, 2012 Civil Rights, Health, Politics

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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