Personhood

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Roberts’ pro-choice record is questioned

DENVER – The 2016 election is a year-and-a-half away, but a familiar message of a “war on women” already is emerging in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race – and one of the targets is a woman. Attacks...

DATE: May 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fetal-homicide bill sinks in Colorado

DENVER – Democrats on a Colorado House committee Monday ended an effort to define an unborn child as a “person,” which would have allowed prosecutors to file murder charges in attacks against...

DATE: May 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fetal murder bill on the go

DENVER – A Colorado Senate committee Wednesday advanced a controversial measure that would define an unborn child as a “person” so that prosecutors can file murder charges in attacks against...

DATE: April 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. residents to vote on giving rights to unborn

DENVER – Supporters of a ballot initiative that would constitutionally assign personhood to the unborn believe their drive this year is different than in previous years. But that hasn’t changed the...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Personhood opponents launch campaign

DENVER – Opponents of a ballot initiative that would assign so-called “personhood” to the unborn once again are hoping Colorado voters will widely reject the measure this November. The Vote No 67...

DATE: July 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nixed ballot proposal in court

DENVER – Sponsors of the anti-abortion Personhood amendment sued the state Thursday, claiming they were unfairly denied a spot on the November ballot.The proposed amendment to the state...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mystery money powers Colorado ballot questions

DENVER – This November, Colorado voters will be asked to get big money out of politics.But it will be mystery money fueling the campaigns for their votes.Coloradans will see three citizen ballot...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 campaigns submit petitions for fall ballot

DENVER – Critics of big money in politics turned in 177,000 signatures Monday to the secretary of state, enough to all but guarantee they will get their initiative on Colorado’s fall ballot.Also on...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Personhood

Back for a third try, the Personhood Colorado campaign seeks to outlaw abortion by granting legal rights to embryos from the moment of conception.The amendment to the state constitution would...

DATE: July 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fetal-assault measure fails

DENVER – A bill to make it illegal to assault unborn children failed Wednesday in a Senate committee.Overtones of the abortion debate and personhood movement haunted the bill from the start.House...

DATE: April 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

To avoid defeat, sponsor delays fetal-homicide bill

DENVER – Facing imminent defeat, the sponsor of a bill that would make it a crime to assault or kill an unborn child asked for a week’s delay on the vote.Sen. Ellen Roberts, R-Durango, was poised...

DATE: April 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

House Republicans OK fetal homicide bill

DENVER – On a party-line vote, House Republicans passed a bill to make it a crime to harm or kill a fetus, unless the mother has consented to an abortion.House Democrats fought the bill, calling it...

DATE: March 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News