Colorado Rights Blog

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  • Tuesday Olson knew her pregnancy was in trouble and tried to access hospital care as soon as possible. But there was a problem: she was in jail. This is her story.
  • It’s time to end the death penalty in Colorado. Family members who lost loved ones to murder speak out against an unjust and broken system.

  • One year ago, thousands of Coloradans marched in a historic display of resistance. At the ACLU of Colorado we carried that spirit throughout the year, fighting on many fronts for civil liberties. We won’t stop now.

  • By canceling DACA, Trump has put 800,000 young people at risk of losing their jobs and being deported from the only country they know as home. Passing the bipartisan Dream Act would protect them. We asked four Dreamers why the Dream Act is important to them and their future.

Reproductive Freedom

The ACLU protects individuals’ right to make informed decisions free from government interference about whether and when to become a parent, and to be given access to the full range of reproductive health care.

Through litigation, public education and legislative advocacy, the ACLU of Colorado strives to ensure that everyone in our society has the resources to make responsible decisions about forming intimate relationships and building secure and healthy families. We seek to protect access to sex education, birth control, prenatal care, and the option of abortion, and oppose all efforts to erode those rights. In recent years, Colorado has unfortunately become a prominent battleground for reproductive rights, as religious extremists have attempted to force their beliefs on the rest of the state through the so-called “Personhood” ballot initiatives. The ACLU of Colorado worked tirelessly to defeat these attempts in 2008, 2010, and will do so again in 2014.


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Related Cases

Mercy Regional Medical Center
Planned Parenthood v. Owens

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Related Legislation

SB20-072:Human Sexuality Education Notification Requirement
SB20-077:Born Alive Child Physician Relationship
HB20-1098:Prohibition On Abortion After Twenty-two Weeks