Vote NO 67 Newspaper Coverage


 

The Gazette of Colorado Springs- 'Personhood' back on the ballot, but with a new focus
Oct. 20, 2014
What would Amendment 67 do? "It would make pregnant women and their doctors subject to criminal investigation, including when a woman has a miscarriage." Make sure to get the facts, and not be fooled by the tricky wording on the ballot this year. Do not criminalize Colorado women and their doctors.
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Aurora Sentinel - Amendment 67: Colorado voters deciding 3rd 'personhood' measure
Oct. 20, 2014
The Aurora Sentinel notes that there is no shortage of opposition to Amendment 67, as the Vote NO on 67 campaign is backed by 74 groups -- from the Colorado Medical Society to the Colorado Bar Association -- and a slew of politicians.
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Pueblo Chieftain - Civil rights leader rallies against Amendment 67
Oct. 19, 2014
Dolores Huerta, a Catholic and mother of 11 children who also suffered three miscarriages, called Amendment 67 "insidious," and does not respect women’s rights.
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The Republic – United Farm Workers’ Dolores Huerta to rally against Colorado’s ‘personhood’ proposal
Oct. 17, 2014
The co-founder of the United Farm Workers, Dolores Huerta, plans to join current and former lawmakers and students at the events.
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The State - Colorado voters deciding 3rd 'personhood' measure
Oct. 16, 2014
"On a daily basis, I would be at risk of becoming a criminal," said Dr. Ruben Alvero, a Denver physician who performs fertility treatments including in-vitro fertilization.
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The Guardian - A personhood amendment by any other name ... would still ban abortion
Oct. 15, 2014
If Amendment 67 were to pass, the real losers would be the women of Colorado. All 2.6 million of them.
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OutFront Colorado - Amendment 67: A “no” vote helps LGBT families, too
Oct. 14, 2014
Meet Laurie and Andie, 16 weeks pregnant thanks to an assist with in-vitro fertilization. The couple has four additional embryos that have been frozen for future use -- and are rightly worried about their fate should Amendment 67 pass. Another reason to get the facts about the far-reaching, dangerous consequences of Amendment 67 -- and #VoteNO67.
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The Durango Herald - Voters asked to give rights to fetuses
Oct. 12, 2014
Coverage from the Friday press conference highlighting doctors warning about the dangers of Amendment 67. “Amendment 67 would criminalize doctors like myself who committed our lives to helping women have safe and healthy pregnancies.”
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Colorado Springs Independent - Personhood by any other name
Oct. 1, 2014
Consider: If a pregnant woman has an abortion, and a fetus is a "person," is she committing first-degree murder? If she smokes a cigarette, is that child abuse? If she opts for a natural birth when her doctor recommends a C-section, and the baby is stillborn, is that manslaughter? If she moves to another state against the father's wishes, is she kidnapping the fetus?
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Washington Post - In Colorado, ‘Personhood’ backers try a new tack
Aug. 26, 2014
The “personhood” amendment is nothing new. Colorado voters have twice defeated prior initiatives to extend rights to unborn fetuses. This version, though, would allow prosecutors to bring charges against someone who commits a crime against a fetus.
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The Denver Post - Opponents of personhood amendment launch campaign
Amendment 67 opponents say the ballot measure still goes too far and could curb abortion rights and some infertility treatments.
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The Denver Post - Rally against personhood measure held at Colorado Capitol
"If this were passed and the language added to the criminal code, it would be saying that life begins when an egg is fertilized — in that case, you could bring murder or manslaughter charges up whenever a pregnancy didn't result in a live birth," said Nathan Woodliff-Stanley, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado. "If a woman had a miscarriage, there could be a criminal investigation into whether someone caused it or not."
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The Colorado Statesman – Coalition rallies to defeat personhood amendment
A broad-based coalition opposing Amendment 67 kicked off its statewide campaign this week, hoping that Colorado voters will once again defeat the controversial ballot measure. Opponents of the amendment view it as another attempt to ban all abortions in Colorado, including in cases of rape and incest and when the health of a woman is at risk.
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The Durango Herald - Amendment 67 "Personhood" opponents launch campaign
The Vote No 67 coalition officially launched Tuesday on the steps of the Capitol in Denver. A broad coalition of about 300 pro-choice advocates and doctors waved “No 67” signs and wore T-shirts that expressed the group’s sentiment that “it goes too far.”
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The Aurora Sentinel - Opponents of personhood amendment launch campaign
AP: Officials from Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado and the American Civil Liberties Union were among those who spoke at a rally at the state Capitol on Tuesday kicking off the campaign against Amendment 67.
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Fort Collins Coloradoan - Amendment 67 opponents launch campaign in Colorado
AP: The proposal, Amendment 67, would add fetuses to those protected by the state’s criminal and wrongful death act.
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Canon City Daily Record - Amendment 67 opponents vow to defeat the measure
AP: Officials from Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado and the American Civil Liberties Union were among those who spoke at a rally at the state Capitol on Tuesday kicking off the campaign against Amendment 67.
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