Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: It’s sensible in a democracy for each state to determine its own abortion rules

A case could be made that the issue of abortion rights contains a component of convenience vs. inconvenience. Some men do not want to be inconvenienced by taking the proper precautions themselves, or even discuss it with their partner. However, as a new father, he might find himself on the hook for child support if […]

Posted inHealth, News, Politics and Government

About 25 people age 14 and younger get abortions in Colorado each year

More than 120 girls ages 14 and younger have had abortions in Colorado in the past five years, including eight 12-year-olds, according to the state health department.  The state statistics do not include any children younger than 12, though doctors who provide abortions in Colorado said they have treated 10- and 11-year-olds. One doctor interviewed […]

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Silverman: In Colorado men also have the right to not have children, even after conception

One day before women’s reproductive rights diminished in America, Colorado’s appellate court expanded reproductive rights of men. Centennial State males possess cognizable rights to not have children, even after conception, according to the ruling In re: Marriage of Olsen.  Mr. and Mrs. Olsen utilized in-vitro fertilization to have children. When they divorced, leftover Olsen frozen […]

Posted inSunLit, SunLit Interviews

SunLit Interview: For Ellen Weir Casey, “Unstoppable” offered a chance to educate

Ellen Weir Casey is the mother of Colorado’s first “test-tube baby.” Her debut memoir, “Unstoppable: Forging The Path To Motherhood in The Early Days Of IVF,” is the first-person account of a patient’s experience in the dawning days of assisted reproductive technology. Casey is a passionate advocate for the family building technology of IVF and […]