Tag Archives: Colorado

Widespread Support for Nurse Home-Visitation Program

President Obama has proposed a nurse home-visitation program for low-income women who are either pregnant or have recently given birth which aims to provide a cost-effective way to improve the health and well-being of first-time parents and their children. The … Continue reading

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Clearing Up Untruths About Abortion

This Sunday’s New York Times published an op-ed by Ross Douthat of the Atlantic, in which he spent over 1,100 words perpetuating untruths and myths about the anti-choice movement in an apparent effort to absolve them of any blame for … Continue reading

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Anti-Abortion Ballot Measures Defeated

While Election Day proved to be a disappointment for LGBT rights, all three anti-abortion measures we previously wrote about were soundly defeated. South Dakota’s sweeping abortion ban, known as Initiated Measure 11, was defeated 55% to 44%. In California, 52.6% … Continue reading

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Reproductive Rights on Ballots Across the Country – Part I: Colorado

This fall, voters in three states will see anti-abortion measures on their ballots. The New York Times gives a good overview of all three in an editorial that opposed all the initiatives. We’ll be taking a closer look at each … Continue reading

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