GOP Plan to Increase Abortions in Colorado

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  1. InTheLight

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    Over the past seven years, Colorado has run an experiment to see if it could lower the rate of unintended pregnancies, cut abortions – and save the state government some money, too. In July the governor’s office issued a glowing press release, crediting the program with a 40% statewide drop in teen birth rates between 2009 and 2013 – and a 35% drop in abortions.

    But, despite the program’s widely reported successes, last Wednesday Colorado’s Republican-controlled senate killed a bill that would sustain and expand CFPI services.

    “If you’re anti-abortion and also a fiscal conservative, I think this is a win-win situation for you,” Don Coram, a conservative Republican in the Colorado House who supported the bill, told NPR. But, two days later, the bill was shut down in senate committee.

    http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/may/06/colorado-contraception-family-planning-republicans
     
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    Interesting. I think , again, that this lends credence to the GOP only using abortion as a political issue, and most of them don't really give a rip about the morality/immorality.
     
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