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Planned Parenthood rallies after shooting and Republican attack

Cecile Richards, national president of Planned Parenthood, spoke at a Saturday rally in the wake of the Colorado Springs mass shooting and a Republican attempt to […]...

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December 8, 2015 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Mix
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
New Arvada Planned Parenthood cancer project funded by Komen flap

New Arvada Planned Parenthood cancer project funded by Komen flap

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains announced this week that it is launching a new breast cancer prevention and screening project at its Arvada clinic. ...

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August 22, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Personhood coalition launches petition drive at Colorado Planned Parenthood clinics

Personhood coalition launches petition drive at Colorado Planned Parenthood clinics

The Colorado Personhood Coalition on Thursday hosted rallies at Planned Parenthood clinics in Denver and Colorado Springs to launch the coalition's drive to gather signatures for its anti-abortion ballot initiative. ...

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March 15, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Rep. DeGette ‘still concerned about how Komen is making its funding decisions’

Rep. DeGette ‘still concerned about how Komen is making its funding decisions’

Colorado Congresswoman Diana DeGette today lauded the announcement made by breast cancer foundation Susan G. Komen for the Cure that it planned to rework new policies that prevented it from funding Planned Parenthood. DeGette told the Colorado Independent that the...

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February 3, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado’s Udall, Bennet weigh response to evolving Komen-Planned Parenthood funding clash

Colorado’s Udall, Bennet weigh response to evolving Komen-Planned Parenthood funding clash

Colorado U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet are penning a joint letter on the evolving relationship between the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation and Planned Parenthood to reflect the unique situation developing between the organizations in Colorado,...

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February 2, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
For now, Denver Komen leaves politics out of funding decision

For now, Denver Komen leaves politics out of funding decision

The Denver affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the nation's top charity battling breast cancer, announced this week it would not automatically stop funding Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains. Komen made clear in its announcement that the...

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February 1, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Colorado GOP swing-district candidates already dodgy on ‘personhood’

Colorado GOP swing-district candidates already dodgy on ‘personhood’

Federal presidential-election-year campaigns are heating up in Colorado now that the boundaries of the state's congressional districts have been updated. Yet, so far, Mike Coffman and Scott Tipton, the Republican representatives of new more-competitive districts Six and Three, have...

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January 12, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories

Colorado Senate trio sings in support of Planned Parenthood

One in five women in the United States has visited a Planned Parenthood clinic to receive health care. And three of seventeen women who are also Colorado state senators showed up to sing karaoke at a bar off the...

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September 23, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Education, Health, Politics

The GOP’s anti-abortion ‘army of IRS agents’

Last year Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann led the Republican charge against health care reform legislation, arguing that it would be the worst kind of big government intrusion. She warned it would insert government between Americans and their doctors and that...

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March 23, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

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In Colorado, Green Party’s Jill Stein won’t endorse the ColoradoCare universal healthcare ballot measure

  COLORADO SPRINGS — Days after Bernie Sanders officially backed a ballot measure in Colorado that would create the first universal healthcare system in the […]

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