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Birth Control to be Debated at State Level

republican and  democrat 300Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control, such as IUDs, will have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives. Governor John Hickenlooper and his chief medical officer have praised a Continue reading

Bill Clinton Stumps for Udall

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton says midterm elections in a president’s second term are dominated by appeals to vent frustration at the president by voting out others in his party. Clinton urged Democrats to resist that appeal yesterday at a political rally in suburban Denver. He accused Republicans of trying to get people to Continue reading

Group Tries to Get Post to Retract Endorsement

mark-udall-300A group of Mark Udall supporters is trying to get the Denver Post to retract its endorsement of Cory Gardner for U.S. Senate. The group of citizens is joined by pro-abortion groups in collecting petition signatures demanding the Post change its endorsement. They say the endorsement was misguided. While the groups Continue reading

Udall Urges Lawmakers to Strip Employers of Religious Rights

mark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall is urging his fellow colleagues to vote with him on a bill to strip employers of their religious rights.  Udall’s bill would circumvent the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Hobby Lobby’s policy of not covering specific types of birth control in their health care policies.  Hobby Lobby owners say Continue reading

Udall Fights Court’s Religious Freedom Ruling

mark-udall-300U.S. Senator Mark Udall is jumping on the “not your boss’s business” bandwagon.  Nancy Pelosi was ripped on national television last week for misrepresenting the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Hobby Lobby’s decision not to provide insurance for 4 specific forms of birth control that actually destroy a fertilized egg.  Continue reading

Udall and Gardner Spar Over Birth Control

gardnermark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall is trying to make “birth control” the central issue of his race against Cory Gardner.  Udall says Gardner’s record on voting against Continue reading