Both of these bills posed serious risks to the reproductive rights and health of Colorado women.
Colorado RHRJ Coalition Press Conference to Urge Lawmakers to Stop Pushing Limits on Abortion Care That Put Services Out of Reach, Hurts Access for Low-Income Women and Women of Color
HB18-1082 is one of a slew of policies states have have seen over the years that seek to push medically unnecessary limitations on abortion care, not because it will promote health or safety, but with the intention of making care harder to access and provide.
“The 20-week abortion ban is intrusive, based on lies, and serves only to further stigmatize reproductive choice, not to protect women or children. Denying women this safe, legal, merciful option and instead forcing them to suffer a stillbirth or carry a terminally ill pregnancy through their due date is cruel and misguided.”