Dems Stand Up Twice for Women’s Rights

February 23, 2018

(Feb. 22) – Democrats on the House Health, Insurance & Environment Committee defeated a bill tonight that would have banned abortions in Colorado. HB18-1225, sponsored by Rep. Stephen Humphrey, R-Severance, would have accorded civil rights to fetuses from the moment of fertilization. Health care providers who perform elective abortions, even in cases of rape or

Civil Rights Division Wins Strong Bipartisan Support

February 21, 2018

(Feb. 20) — The House Judiciary Committee voted 10-1 today to introduce a bill reauthorizing the Colorado Civil Rights Division & Commission, in a strong bipartisan recognition of the important role the agency plays in protecting Coloradans against discrimination. After a number of Republican amendments to weaken the CCRD were defeated by the Democratic majority

House Dems Mark 45th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

January 22, 2018

(Jan. 22) – House Democrats today marked the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that granted American women the right to a safe and legal abortion. “We hold to the fundamental principle that women should control their own bodies and that government should not interfere with the medical decisions made