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Tag Archives: Colorado For Equal Rights

North Dakota House passes ‘egg as a person’ bill

North Dakota House passes ‘egg as a person’ bill

A controversial political tactic to ban some reproductive health services moved a step closer Tuesday. A bill to confer constitutional rights on fertilized human eggs passed the North Dakota state House Tuesday and moves on to the Senate. ...

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February 18, 2009 Blog, Health
Anti-abortion group on ‘personhood’ laws: It’s ‘the only option left’

Anti-abortion group on ‘personhood’ laws: It’s ‘the only option left’

Despite a crushing 3-to-1 loss of a pioneering, but controversial, state constitutional amendment to confer civil rights on fertilized human eggs, an American Life League spokesperson made a curious slip of the tongue in a weird silver lining statement...

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December 4, 2008 Blog, Health, Politics
Anti-abortion group plans inaugural week ‘prophetic art display’

Anti-abortion group plans inaugural week ‘prophetic art display’

Christian anti-abortion activists announced a plan Tuesday to chalk the sidewalks near 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. with "pro-life messages and pictures" to greet the new First Family as they settle into their White House digs. ...

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November 30, 2008 Blog, Health, Politics
‘Eggmendment’ backers go national, vow to target every petition state

‘Eggmendment’ backers go national, vow to target every petition state

Despite a crushing defeat at the ballot box in Colorado on Tuesday, supporters of Amendment 48, the so-called "Personhood" Amendment, aren't "taking the loss personally," and have launched plans to take the fight to 16 more states, according to an...

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November 7, 2008 Blog, Health, Politics
Fanning the radical anti-abortion flames in Colorado

Fanning the radical anti-abortion flames in Colorado

While ugly confrontation between reproductive-rights advocates and abortion opponents is inevitable, an internecine fight has been brewing between warring camps of absolutists that oppose abortion under any circumstances versus those who advocate for incremental change or are willing to make...

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August 12, 2008 Center Well, Health, Politics
Colorado personhood law backer linked to militant anti-abortion groups

Colorado personhood law backer linked to militant anti-abortion groups

A strange netherworld of extremes exists in today's anti-abortion movement. Nowhere is that more evident than its latest political salvo coming to a voting booth near you in November — Colorado's proposed Amendment 48, the so-called Human Life Amendment, a...

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August 11, 2008 Environment/Energy, Health, Politics
Origins of Personhood: The moral precedent of conception, religion and the law

Origins of Personhood: The moral precedent of conception, religion and the law

The question of when life begins is an incredibly complex one with enormous legal and ethical ramifications for contraception, abortion, in vitro fertilization, embryonic stem […]...

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May 30, 2008 Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Tweeting the ‘Egg as a Person’ Petition Press Conference

Tweeting the ‘Egg as a Person’ Petition Press Conference

Join Colorado Confidential as we post live updates called “tweets” via the microblogging tool, Twitter.com, from the Human Life Amendment press conference at the Knights […]...

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May 13, 2008 Health, Politics
War of Eggs and Politics Goes Underground for Schaffer, Abortion Foes

War of Eggs and Politics Goes Underground for Schaffer, Abortion Foes

Hard-line anti-abortion forces in Colorado say they are backing off their fiery criticism of conservative U.S. Senate candidate Bob Schaffer for not supporting a controversial […]...

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April 25, 2008 Health, Politics
Antiabortion Ballot Proponents Call Out Conservative Wimps

Antiabortion Ballot Proponents Call Out Conservative Wimps

Proponents of the controversial “egg as a person” initiative have just one month left to submit petitions to the Colorado secretary of state to certify […]...

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April 15, 2008 Health, Politics

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WATCH: Family Speaks on Anniversary of Marvin Booker’s Death

Monday, July 10, marked seven years and one day since Marvin Booker died at the hands of five Denver sheriff’s deputies. But on that sad […]

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The Home Front: Cory Gardner is ‘under siege’ amid his ‘hunker-down strategy’ on healthcare

“U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is under siege,” reports The Denver Post. “For weeks, protesters have rallied outside his offices in Washington and Colorado with the […]

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