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John Hickenlooper on Abortion
Democratic Governor: Click here for John Hickenlooper on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

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Randy Baumgardner on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for Randy Baumgardner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Bennet on Abortion
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Bennet on other issues.
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Supports both federal abortion funding & judicial activism. (Aug 2010)
Ken Buck on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ken Buck on other issues.
  • Opposes abortion rights, even in cases of rape and incest. (Oct 2010)
  • Oppose federal funding & protect the unborn. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports giving legal protection to unborn children. (Sep 2010)
Owen Hill on Abortion
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Owen Hill on other issues.
  • Fight for equal opportunity of all people--born and unborn. (Oct 2013)
Amy Stephens on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for Amy Stephens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Udall on Abortion
Democratic Representative (CO-2): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Mark Udall on other issues.
  • Expand stem cell research; promise for treating disease. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)

House:


Mike Coffman on Abortion
Republican (District 6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mike Coffman on other issues.
  • Fight to protect the right to life. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
Diana DeGette on Abortion
Democratic Representative (CO-1): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Diana DeGette on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand contraceptive services for low-income women. (May 2006)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Cory Gardner on Abortion
Republican (District 4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Cory Gardner on other issues.
  • Protect life at all stages. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Nov 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Doug Lamborn on Abortion
Republican: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Doug Lamborn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Ed Perlmutter on Abortion
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ed Perlmutter on other issues.
  • Womenís right to reproductive freedom is in jeopardy. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
Jared Polis on Abortion
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jared Polis on other issues.
  • I am pro-choice. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Aug 2012)
Scott Tipton on Abortion
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Scott Tipton on other issues.
  • Pro-life; no federal funding. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


William Owens on Abortion
Republican CO Governor: Click here for William Owens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Ritter on Abortion
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Ritter on other issues.
  • Personally opposes abortion but fund emergency contraception. (Nov 2006)
Raul Acosta on Abortion
2004 former Republican Write-in Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Raul Acosta on other issues.
  • Abortion is the highest form of manís inhumanity to man. (Oct 2004)
  • Cloning is wrong. (Oct 2004)
  • Stem cell research part of ďThe Culture of DeathĒ. (Oct 2004)
Hank Brown on Abortion
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for Hank Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Nighthorse Campbell on Abortion
Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nighthorse Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 21% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
Pete Coors on Abortion
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pete Coors on other issues.
  • Opposes abortion because of sanctity of human life. (Aug 2004)
  • I am fundamentally opposed to abortion. (Jun 2004)
Scott McInnis on Abortion
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Scott McInnis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mike Miles on Abortion
2004 former Democratic Senate primary challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Miles on other issues.
  • Protect a Womanís Right to Choose. (Jun 2004)
  • Protect a Womanís Right to Choose. (Jun 2004)
Richard Randall on Abortion
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Richard Randall on other issues.
  • Supports embryonic stem-cell research in private sector. (Oct 2004)
  • Opposes federal funding for all research including stem-cell. (Oct 2004)
  • Keep government out of the abortion question. (Oct 2004)
  • Abortion and stem-cell research are victimless crimes. (Oct 2004)
Dan Schaefer on Abortion
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for Dan Schaefer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Schaffer on Abortion
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Schaffer on other issues.
  • Oppose taxpayer financed abortions; support waiting periods. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Tom Strickland on Abortion
2002 Democratic Challenger (CO): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Strickland on other issues.
  • Protect freedom to choose; government has no role. (Sep 2002)
Wayne Allard on Abortion
Republican Sr Senator (CO): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Allard on other issues.
  • Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Apply 14th amendment protections to pre-born fetuses. (Jun 2008)
Bob Beauprez on Abortion
Republican (District 7): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bob Beauprez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
Joel Hefley on Abortion
Republican (District 5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Joel Hefley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
Betsy Markey on Abortion
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Betsy Markey on other issues.
  • Supports federal funding of abortion. (Apr 2010)
  • Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Sep 2010)
Marilyn Musgrave on Abortion
Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Marilyn Musgrave on other issues.
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
Jane Norton on Abortion
Republican Senate Challenger (2010); previously Lt. Gov.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jane Norton on other issues.
  • Pro-life and oppose all federal funding of abortion. (Dec 2009)
Andrew Romanoff on Abortion
2010 Democratic Challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrew Romanoff on other issues.
  • I support Roe v.Wade. (Nov 2006)
John Salazar on Abortion
Democratic Representative (CO-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Salazar on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Rated 60% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
Ken Salazar on Abortion
Democratic Jr Senator (CO): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ken Salazar on other issues.
  • Abortion decision should be between a woman and her God. (Aug 2004)
  • Supports parental notification but not extreme limits. (Aug 2004)
  • Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
  • Rated 25% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
Bob Schaffer on Abortion
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Schaffer on other issues.
  • Oppose taxpayer financed abortions; support waiting periods. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
David Skaggs on Abortion
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Skaggs on other issues.
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Mark Udall on Abortion
Democratic Representative (CO-2): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Mark Udall on other issues.
  • Expand stem cell research; promise for treating disease. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
Tom Tancredo on Abortion
Republican Representative (CO-6): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Tom Tancredo on other issues.
  • Litmus test for judges: only appoint if theyíd overturn Roe. (Sep 2007)
  • Talk about the unborn as people, because they are. (Sep 2007)
  • No tax funding for organizations that promote abortion. (Sep 2007)
  • The unborn enjoy a God given right to life. (Sep 2007)
  • Greatest day in history when Roe v. Wade is repealed. (May 2007)
  • Embryonic stem cell research is morally reprehensible. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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