We track important bills in Colorado that affect your ability to make informed choices about your sexual and reproductive health care. Find out where your legislators stood on key pro-health bills below
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Since 2014, Kevin Priola has sponsored six separate bills to restrict access to abortion care. (HB14-1133; HB15-1041; HB15-1162; HB16-1113; HB16-1218; HB18-1225)
Two of these bill would have made abortion care a Class 3 Felony. Class 3 Felonies can carry sentences of up to12 years in prison and fines of hundreds of thousand of dollars.
Kevin Priola sponsored both of those bills.
The other two bills would have made abortion care a Class 1 Felony – punishable by life imprisonment or even the death penalty.
Kevin Priola sponsored both of those bills, too.
Richard Champion has served in the legislature for one year. He consistently attempted to restrict access to abortion care and other health care services.
- He supported making it a felony to provide abortion care, punishable by life in prison, even in cases of rape and incest. (HB20-1075)
- He supported withholding funding from health centers that provide abortion care. (HB20-1360)
- He opposed providing paid sick leave to employees. (SB20-205)
- He supported eliminating funding for the Colorado Comprehensive Sex Education Program. (HB20-1360)
- He supported eliminating funding for the Colorado Family Planning Program, an incredibly successful and nationally recognized program to ensure access to affordable birth control. (HB20-1360)
- He opposed a program that would make affordable health care more accessible for uninsured Coloradans. (HB20-1236)
- He opposed a bill that would make private insurance plans more affordable for Colorado. (SB20-215)