CO: Personhood Amendent slammed by voters

Joseph Boven reports:

Opponents of Amendment 62, Colorado’s so-called Personhood Amendment, claimed another resounding victory – this time by an overwhelming 73-27 margin.

“Tonight’s victory sends a strong message that Colorado is a pro-choice state,” said Planned Parenthood spokeswoman Monica McCafferty. “Colorado trusts women, and we strongly want to uphold a woman’s constitutional right to privacy when it comes to reproductive health.”

The second try for the controversial ballot measure, Amendment 62 would have banned abortion, many forms of birth control and embryonic stem cell research in the state.

Read more the Colorado Independent.

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