Forces a woman to continue a pregnancy with no exceptions for risks to her health, a lethal fetal diagnosis, or even in cases of rape.
Bans abortion at 22 weeks in pregnancy by establishing criminal penalties for medical professionals who provide this care. Abortion later in pregnancy is a serious, rare medical procedure representing about 1% of all abortion in the United States.
Is a one-size-fits-all mandate that ignores the uniqueness of each pregnancy and allows politics to dictate personal health decisions that should be left to patients and their doctors.
This is not the first attempt to pass an abortion ban in Colorado. Politicians and special interest groups have repeatedly tried and failed to ban abortion more than ten times in the past decade.
Coloradans have rejected abortion bans at the ballot box 3 times in the last 12 years.
Colorado voters have consistently made it clear we trust women and families to make personal decisions about pregnancy.
Coloradans have consistently rejected political interference in our personal health care. Pregnancy can be complex and there should be no one-size-fits-all law dictating personal health decisions. We all need to be able to make the best health care decisions for our unique circumstances.
No Coloradan should have to leave the state to access the health care they need, and that includes abortion care.
“A ballot measure proposed for November 2020 would put the Colorado government in OBGYN offices as women receive the most difficult news of their lives.”