On March 15, 2023, the Colorado Senate passed the pro-abortion bill package deceptively entitled, “Safe Access to Protected Health Care.” The three bills are now in the House of Representatives where they will each receive a committee hearing on Tuesday, March 28th. These hearings will be the last opportunity for the public to testify against this extreme legislation. SB 190 and SB 188 will be heard in House Judiciary Committee, while SB 189 will be heard in House Health and Insurance Committee.
House Judiciary Committee
Tuesday, March 28th at 1:30pm
Old State Library (second floor)
SB23-190 Prohibiting Deceptive Practices at Anti-Abortion Centers
- Eliminate a woman’s choice to sustain her pregnancy and save her child’s life through Abortion Pill Reversal (APR) by banning the treatment;
- Restrict and censor the good work Pregnancy Resource Centers do for our community.
SB23-188 Protecting Health Care Patients, Providers, and Assistors
- Violate First Amendment rights of medical professionals and medical centers/hospitals that do not provide abortion-related services or “gender-affirming care;”
- Violate First Amendment rights of employers who do not provide abortion-related services or “gender-affirming care” in their insurance plan;
- Restrict legal action against Colorado from states with pro-life laws.
House Health and Insurance Committee
Tuesday, March 28th – upon adjournment (likely around 10:00am)
House Committee Room 0112 (ground level)
SB23-189 Increasing Access to Reproductive Health Care Services
- Circumvent Colorado’s constitutional prohibition against public funding of abortion;
- Increase access to contraception and abortion referrals to minors under 19-years of age.
Here’s what you can do:
- SIGN-UP TO TESTIFY HERE: https://www.prolifeco.org/shareyourstory
- If you need assistance to testify, please sign-up here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/cocatholic
- Write to your representative here: https://cocatholic.org/take-action/action-alerts
- Sign-up for Colorado Catholic Conference alerts here: https://cocatholic.org/take-action/colorado-catholic-advocacy-network
- Call and email House Democrats, whose emails/phone numbers can be found here: https://cocatholic.org/take-action/action-alerts
- COME RALLY FOR LIFE
- April 4, 2023 Colorado Capitol West Steps 10:00am – 12:00pm
- We will announce the inaugural Colorado March for Life in partnership with National March for Life in April 2024