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“Everyone is being crazy”: Conservative Delta County erupts over an effort to teach sexual education

A task force spent two years drafting a curriculum that was ultimately rejected by the Delta County School District 50J board last week amid dueling rallies and big tensions

Education

Colorado’s Trump-appointed U.S. Attorney was alarmed by falsehoods about Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems

Jason Dunn said he’s confident in the validity of the election results in Colorado. “For anyone to claim there was any question about the results in Colorado is really not being honest with the public,” he said.

Politics and Government

Colorado restricts where Medicaid patients can get an abortion. Democrats want to end that.

Only individuals who experience rape, incest or a life-threatening pregnancy can get an abortion covered by Medicaid. But even then the list of facilities that can provide them is limited.

Politics and Government

If Coloradans approve Proposition 115, middle America’s “abortion desert” would be expanded

In 1967 — six years before the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision protected the right to an abortion in the U.S. — Colorado became the first state to pass a law widening access to legal abortion

Health

Opinion: We are Colorado ObGyns. Words matter on abortion rights.

Opinion Columns

New federal charges against Planned Parenthood gunman don’t necessarily equate to a faster outcome

If Robert Lewis Dear’s competency is questioned in the federal case, as it was in the state case, a resolution to the deadly 2015 shooting at a clinic in Colorado Springs could still be far off

Crime and Courts

As Colorado’s anti-abortion pregnancy centers strengthen, abortion-rights advocates work to “expose” alleged “fake clinics”

Colorado has more than 50 religious-based pregnancy centers that encourage women to carry babies to term. In some rural areas, they are the only option.

Health

Suspected gunman in 2015 Planned Parenthood shooting federally indicted after four years of stalled state case

Colorado's U.S. Attorney's Office announced the 68-count indictment on Monday. Robert Lewis Dear Jr. could face the death penalty in the case.

Crime and Courts

These employees survived the Planned Parenthood shooting. They say the organization could have done more to help them.

The Colorado Sun spoke with four former Planned Parenthood employees who were in the Colorado Springs clinic the day of the attack and all insist the health care provider didn’t do enough to support them afterward

News

Nicolais: Have anti-abortion Coloradans finally proposed an initiative that can pass?

After failing to learn their lesson from failed personhood campaigns, proponents of Initiative 120 have put forward a bill that may appeal voters at the center of Colorado’s political spectrum

Opinion Columns

Colorado breweries embrace putting politics into the pint

Cerebral Brewing recently helped Planned Parenthood raise $10,000 with its beer Hands Off My Fruit

Politics and Government

Nicolais: Colorado Court of Appeals alters the 2020 landscape for politically active organizations

By ruling the 501(c)(4) Colorado Pioneer Action qualified as a “political committee,” the court set off a domino-effect for groups like Planned Parenthood

Opinion Columns

Colorado considered an abortion law more severe than Alabama. It failed, for now.

The state is a refuge for women seeking abortions, but Democrats see room to improve with the repeal of a constitutional amendment

Politics and Government

Abortion is a key issue in Colorado’s 2018 campaigns — but it sounds different this time

The issue of abortion is a defining difference between candidates for governor and down the ballot in the 2018 election

Politics and Government