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Tag Archives: Todd Akin

Wiretap: Obama and Rouhani in Manhattan

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is coming to the United Nations to speak the same day President Obama does. Anything could happen....

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September 20, 2013 Environment/Energy, 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
Anti-Abortion Activists Refine Messaging in Wake of Electoral Defeats

Anti-Abortion Activists Refine Messaging in Wake of Electoral Defeats

After two GOP Senate candidates saw their campaigns implode when they made controversial comments about abortion and rape, Republicans like Sen. John McCain have been asking their party to just shut up about abortion....

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December 14, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Personhood drive fails to clear signature hurdle in Colorado; supporters plan protest

Personhood drive fails to clear signature hurdle in Colorado; supporters plan protest

DENVER-- The Colorado secretary of state announced today that the petition drive to land an anti-abortion "personhood" initiative on the November ballot failed to qualify, missing the mark by roughly 4,000 signatures. Personhood Colorado plans to protest the signature...

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August 29, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
‘No Personhood’ Colorado campaign cautions against big government

‘No Personhood’ Colorado campaign cautions against big government

DENVER-- A rally hosted here Thursday on the steps of the capitol by this year's "No Personhood Campaign" featured speakers who decried government intervention into citizens' private lives and admonished overreaching political activists who would tap the organs of...

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August 24, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories

Lamborn, GOP colleagues unserious about spending, debt, competitiveness

Overall taxpayer money delivered to the Pentagon and its contractors in 2010 will add up to well more than an all-time record-breaking $1.01 trillion. As has been widely reported, Defense Secretary Robert Gates asked the new fiscal-conservative...

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January 14, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics

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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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Keefe: Cory Gardner as Colorado’s surrealist candidate

You see, he’s not lying. He is “challenging our preconditioned perceptions of reality.”

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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