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Abortion measure draws some religious opposition

A Colorado proposal to outlaw abortion was petitioned onto ballots largely through efforts at churches. On Monday a group of faith leaders is meeting with reporters to show that not all faith leaders support the so-called “personhood” amendment, which is on Colorado ballots next month. Abortion-rights supporters say the measure goes too far because it… Continue Reading Abortion measure draws some religious opposition

Challenge to Colo. voter guide dismissed

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Abortion opponents hoping Colorado officials would revise language about a ballot measure to outlaw abortion on a state voters’ guide lost their effort in court Thursday. Denver District Court Judge Robert Hyatt took less than an hour to reject the attempt by abortion opponents to change the way the so-called “personhood” amendment was described in… Continue Reading Challenge to Colo. voter guide dismissed

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Abortion foes challenge Colo. voter guide

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Abortion opponents promoting a Colorado ballot measure to outlaw abortions are in court arguing over how the proposed amendment is described in a state-issued voter guide. Personhood Colorado says the proposed amendment to give rights to fetuses has been improperly described in the “blue book,” an election guide with a blue cover sent to voters… Continue Reading Abortion foes challenge Colo. voter guide

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Sponsors of Amendment 62, the “personhood” amendment, have sued the Colorado Legislative Council to stop distribution of its annual ballot information booklet, which it says contains inaccurate information, the Denver Post is reporting. The amendment seeks to give constitutional rights to every human being at the beginning of his or her biological development. Amendment sponsors say… Continue Reading ‘Personhood’ amendment sponsors sue legislative council

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