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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...

Planned Parenthood laments losses, throws birth-control bake sale

This legislative session in Colorado was marked by "an unprecedented number of attacks on reproductive health care," according to a statement released by Planned Parenthood Votes,...

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...

IUD funding slashed from state budget, House considers new approach

The bipartisan battle to secure $5 million to fund a Colorado program that offers teens long-acting reversible birth control hit another snag at the...

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....

#Coleg Notebook: Wins under the Gold Dome for IUDs and...

Colorado's much-lauded 40 percent reduction in teen pregnancy rates has shifted the debate over lady parts at the Capitol, in what seems a productive...

Statetap: Future of Colorado teen contraceptive program uncertain

Officials say they'll need $5 million to keep the program going and, although everyone agrees the decline in unwanted pregnancy and abortion is a good thing, the new Republican-controlled state Senate may be reluctant to fund contraception.

Second guv debate: Hickenlooper’s head versus Beauprez’s gut

  DENVER -- Republican challenger Bob Beauprez Tuesday night pitched himself as a gutsy decision-maker in his second debate with Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper. It...

Littwin: Ladies and gentleman, Not-Wingnut Bob for governor

Bob Beauprez is not Tom Tancredo. That's the whole reason Republicans nominated him to run for governor. That's the reason he was recruited. The...