During a hearing Monday on the Birth Control Protection Act, five anti-contraception witnesses spoke out, often with rambling filibusters and indelicate public disclosures about their personal sexual histories.
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Semantics were the order of the day when conservative Republican state senators attempted to weaken a bill defining contraception arguing that the state must first define that “life begins at conception.”
As late as Friday, the Bush administration was still implementing midnight regulations — and we’re still bird-dogging them. Today’s update includes two additions to our chart and a decision from the Environmental Protection Agency that concerns a rule on a contaminant found in drinking water.
Following on U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette’s push to repeal the controversial healthcare worker “conscience clause” rule being rushed through by the Bush Administration, the Denver Democrat is pairing up with a big political gun and abortion foe, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.), to promote women’s reproductive care in a rare common ground approach.
Religious ideas can have cruel consequences. Look what genital mutilation has done to generations of male Jews and to thousands of young girls sexually mutilated to satisfy tribal “morality.” If the religiously motivated Amendment 48 passes, one of its consequences will be the economic mutilation of many Colorado women.
The question of when life begins is an incredibly complex one with enormous legal and ethical ramifications for contraception, abortion, in vitro fertilization, embryonic stem cell research and the very definition of our humanity.
Colorado voters will decide…
The first in a series of reports exploring the ramifications of this controversial state ballot measure.
Hard-line, socially conservative activists are gearing up to enact state laws to restrict abortion since President Bush and Congress have all but abandoned
College students have seen the cost of birth control at their schools’ health clinics skyrocket this year. Now, two Democratic Colorado lawmakers have signed onto a bill that aims to bring prices back down.
They’re certainly festive and blowing up fruit-flavored, multi-colored condoms probably tastes a lot better than the standard powder-coated latex balloons sold as party favors at the convenience store.
From condom lollipops, earrings, and keychain holders, these are just some…
It’s not often that Colorado is considered a less progressive state than its wild and woolley neighbor to the north, Wyoming.
On the matter of contraception, the Centennial State has a long way to go to catch up to…