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Election 2020: Proposition 115 - Abortion Ban

 

September 16, 2020

Colorado's first law addressing abortion was introduced by freshman Democratic representative Dick Lamm (who later served three terms as governor) in 1967, and legalized abortion in cases of rape or incest, or if the woman's mental or physical health was at risk.

Moreover, women seeking an abortion could only do so up until 16 weeks of gestation and had to present their case for abortion before...



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