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Anti-‘personhood’ coalition regroups, begins campaign

The coalition assembled to fight Colorado's anti-abortion "personhood" ballot initiative in 2008 has regrouped to fight the 2010 version of the amendment. “Here we...

Lamborn joins anti-abortion bloc to introduce Protect Life Act

Colorado Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn was one of 50 House members sponsoring a bill that aims to further limit tax dollars from paying...

Planned Parenthood presses Colorado lawmakers to support maternity coverage

DENVER-- Planned Parenthood of the Rockies staff and supporters descended on the capitol today as part of an annual effort to lobby lawmakers. This...

Personhood initiative lining up friends and foes

A version of the anti-abortion initiative soundly defeated by Colorado voters in 2008 is making its way to the 2010 ballot, this time reworked as an "egg-as-a-person" initiative. This new version would move the legal definition of a person further back into the reproductive cycle, granting cells the full spectrum of citizen rights. Opposition groups, including Colorado genetic and fertilization researchers, say the law would have spiraling consequences, that it would put women at risk and freeze current work in medicine and reproduction.