Vote NO 67 Radio and Online Coverage


 

Newsweek - Is Hulu Silently Advocating for Colorado’s Personhood Amendment?
Oct. 24, 2014
Hulu, the popular online video-streaming service owned by 21st Century Fox, the Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal, is being accused of trying to influence Colorado politics by refusing to air a pro-choice advertisement. This comes as the state considers Amendment 67, a ballot initiative to expand the definition of a person to include “unborn human beings” in Colorado’s criminal code.
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Met Media - Students’, women’s tempers rise against Amendment 67
Oct. 22, 2014
A crowd of nearly 250 people gathered outside the Tivoli Oct. 17 to urge voters to vote no on Amendment 67 this November. “Election day is the most important day of your life besides the day you were born,” said Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree Dolores Huerta. “Vote no on 67.”
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National Advocates for Pregnant Women - How Colorado's Amendment 67 & North Dakota's Measure 1 Can Hurt ALL Pregnant Women
Oct. 22, 2014
Explanation of how laws similar to Amendment 67 have been implemented in other states, stripping women of their right to medical decision making, bodily integrity, due process and liberty -- often forcing women to have C-sections against their will and placing their lives at risk.
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Catholics for Choice - Colorado Catholics explain why they're voting No
Oct. 22, 2014
Listen to radio ads from Colorado Catholics explaining why they're voting no.
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Media Matters For America - NRO Minimizes Harmful Effects Of Extremist Personhood Laws
Oct. 21, 2014
National Review Online's Ian Tuttle disregarded history when dismissing fears that "personhood amendments" and fetal-homicide laws could open the door to criminal prosecutions for women who have miscarriages or abortions. Women have already been prosecuted for miscarriages in several states, and personhood advocates are explicitly pushing to end legal abortion.
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PBS News Hour - Colorado’s ‘personhood’ Amendment 67 more ambiguous than partisans say
Oct. 15, 2014
Voters in Colorado this fall are contemplating a “personhood” amendment, legislation defining life as beginning at conception. Such measures would outlaw abortion, but advocates on either side of the issue argue whether they also have further-reaching impacts on contraception, in vitro fertilization, and women who miscarry.
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Colorado Public Radio - Colorado's 'Personhood' Amendment 67 more ambiguous than partisans say
Oct. 15, 2014
If Amendment 67 becomes law, any medical procedure that ends a pregnancy or destroys a fertilized egg, would be considered homicide. Those procedures could include abortions, some forms of birth control, and in vitro fertilization as it’s currently practiced.
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RH Reality Check - Hulu Rejects Anti-Personhood Ad, Labels it 'Controversial'
Oct. 20, 2014
Watch the "controversial" video for yourself, and then sign the petition.
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Buzzfeed - Why Won't Hulu Air An Ad By A Rape Survivor?
Oct. 17, 2014
This week Hulu refused to air an ad by a rape survivor opposing Colorado’s Amendment 67. Amendment 67 would ban abortion, emergency contraception, and common forms of birth control. Now there is a campaign to demand that #HuluLetHerSpeak and run the rape survivor’s story.
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VICE News - Voters In Colorado and Kansas Are Tuning Out This Year's Election
Oct. 17, 2014
Renee Ramge is definitely not an apathetic voter this year. The 50-year-old photographer from Carbondale tells VICE News that she feels as though "her hair is on fire" over Amendment 67. "I'm making sure that all my friends know that this poorly written amendment [67] is a danger to all Coloradans, women especially."
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Wopular - A Personhood Amendment By Any Other Name… Would Still Ban Abortion
Oct. 15, 2014
"It's not a surprise that pro-life zealots are, three weeks ahead of Election Day, duplicitously trying to rebrand their ... amendments, rather than, you know, be upfront about the true effects that those laws might have on the people voting for them."
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Politico: Colorado to Vote on Personhood, Again
Oct 10, 2014
University of Colorado law professor Aya Gruber highlights what it means to include the term "unborn human being" wherever the word "person" or "child" appears in the Colorado Criminal Code. For example, could women really be prosecuted when they have a miscarriage? No doubt about it, Gruber says. "This law allows it. It allows it!"
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RH Reality Check – Is Colorado’s ‘Personhood’ Amendment a Sweeping Approach to Ban Abortion?
Oct. 8, 2014
“What they are asking the citizens of Colorado to do is put in place a set of laws that begins by saying, ‘We believe a woman who has an abortion is guilty of first degree murder and deserves either life in prison or the death penalty.’ There are no exceptions.”
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Jezebel - Ballot Measures in These Three States Aim To Criminalize Abortion
Oct. 5, 2014
Colorado is no stranger to personhood (having shot it down basically every couple years), but this year, pro-lifers have taken their battle to the next level with Amendment 67, which claims to "protect pregnant women" when, really it basically renders all women suspects in potential murder cases.
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Righteous Sisters – Righteous | Vote No 67
Sept. 26, 2014
This music video "Righteous" is a statement against Amendment 67 in Colorado, which will make ALL abortions illegal, including in cases of rape or incest or when the mother's life is endangered. Written and performed by the 'Righteous Sisters.'
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RH Reality Check - Colorado Anti-Choice Group Could Push Through ‘Personhood’ Amendment in November
Sept. 19, 2014
When voters are told that Amendment 67 would have the “same dangerous consequences as Colorado’s two previous ‘personhood’ amendments,” which aimed to give legal rights to zygotes (fertilized eggs), voters turn against the proposal.
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Mother Jones - 3 State Measures That Could End Legal Abortion
Sept. 17, 2014
Coloradans defeated personhood amendments in 2008 and 2010 that defined a fetus as a person from the moment of fertilization, or from the first stage of biological development. But because this time around the measure's language focuses on "protecting pregnant women," and supporters are framing it as unrelated to abortion, opponents fear it has a better chance.
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KGNU - Catholics for Choice speaking out against Personhood Amendment
Sept. 15, 2014
Being a devout catholic and being pro choice is not necessarily mutually exclusive. Despite the official position of the Catholic Church on abortion, more and more lay catholic groups are speaking out in support of women’s choice.
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Colorado Public Radio - Opponents of Amendment 67 rally at Capitol
Christina Aguilar with the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights noted, Amendment 67 “would criminalize women and outlaw all abortion.
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RH Reality Check - Colorado Activists Rally Against Personhood USA-Backed Ballot Measure
The deceptive measure is “truly an attack on family planning and women’s health,” Vicki Cowart, president of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, told the crowd. With “unborn human beings” left undefined, the measure would lead to a ban on all abortion, even in cases of rape or incest, and restrict access to birth control, she said.
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