March 27, 2023

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Colorado Democrats unveil effort to shield abortion, transgender patients from out-of-state legal consequences

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Colorado Democrats on Thursday unveiled a trio of bills aimed at ensuring abortion and gender-affirming care in Colorado isn’t subject to legal action initiated in other states, as well as reshaping health insurance regulations around the procedures and prohibiting deceptive advertising by anti-abortion pregnancy centers. 

The measures, which haven’t been introduced yet, come a year after the legislature passed a bill enshrining abortion access in state law. That happened just before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling protecting the right to an abortion without excessive government restriction.

Since Roe was overturned, conservative areas of the country have passed abortion restrictions, leading to an influx of people coming to Colorado to…

Jesse Paul and Elliott Wenzler

2023-03-09 12:00:00

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