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More abortion patients, more money, more volunteers in Colorado if Roe v. Wade is struck down

Billboards screaming about abortion pills. More “sidewalk counseling” and protesters outside clinics. More out-of-state money, more volunteers, more patients traveling to Colorado to seek abortions.  This is what the future of the abortion battle will look like in Colorado, predicted advocates on both sides Tuesday after a leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion striking down […]

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Colorado abortion fund helped 20 times more women last year as other states pass stricter laws

The number of women receiving financial help from a Colorado fund that pays for abortions is climbing as other states continue to enact abortion restrictions and bans.  The fund, managed by the nonprofit abortion rights group Cobalt, helped 20 times as many women last year compared with four years ago, according to fund data provided […]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death pours intensity on, could reshape Colorado’s hotly contested Senate race

With 45 days until the 2020 election, Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death promises to add more intensity to Colorado’s hotly contested U.S. Senate race and will likely force both campaigns to change strategy in the final stretch. Within hours of the U.S. Supreme Court justice’s passing Friday at age 87, Democratic calls for Republican incumbent Cory […]

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Greeley pregnancy center loses website battle with abortion-rights activists calling it a “fake clinic”

An anti-abortion counseling center in Greeley has lost a legal fight aimed at shutting down a website that accused the center of deceptive advertising and spreading misinformation about abortion and birth control. The Resource Center — which advertises free tests for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases to University of Northern Colorado students with the slogan […]

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Supporters of a 22-week abortion ban in Colorado turn in signatures, but may struggle to make 2020 ballot

The campaign to ban abortions in Colorado after 22 weeks of pregnancy gathered 43,000 signatures in six days in a last-minute rush to meet a deadline to get on the November ballot, many collected at Ash Wednesday services at churches across the state. The “Due Date Too Late” campaign submitted several boxes of petitions to […]

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Colorado GOP, Catholic Church mobilize as 2020 ballot deadline for 22-week abortion ban nears

A split in the anti-abortion movement is generating questions about whether supporters can gather enough signatures in the next two weeks to put a ban on abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy on the November ballot.  The Colorado Republican Party and the Catholic Archdiocese of Denver are supporting the “End Late Abortions in Colorado” initiative […]