Human Life Amendment


WHEREAS, The Almighty Creator is the indispensable source and sustainer of all human life created in His image and likeness;

WHEREAS, In fact Right to Life takes its name from the phrase in the Declaration of Independence, which states that life is the first God-given right;

WHEREAS, Each human being is infinitely precious and valuable in the sight of the Creator without exception;



1. The Colorado Right to Life Committee is opposed to the direct killing of any human being because of age, infirmity, incapacity, disease, or any other reason where human life may be thought by some to be no longer meaningful.

2. The Colorado Right to Life Committee is opposed to any legislation or any legal action which would encourage suicide in any form or for any reason, whether assisted or unassisted. Conversely, CRLC supports all laws and practices that prohibit or otherwise seek to prevent suicide.

Governor Owens' letter regarding veto of HB 1212, Emergency Contraception bill

April 13, 2006

The Honorable Colorado House of Representatives
Sixty-fifth General Assembly
Second Regular Session
State Capitol
Denver, CO 80203

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I am filing with the Secretary of State House Bill 06-1212, "Concerning Authority of a Pharmacist Regarding Emergency Contraception." I vetoed this bill as of 1:44 p.m. today and this letter sets forth my reasons for doing so.

Colorado Abortion Statistics

Colorado Abortion Statistics

The statistics below are the latest available from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The Department reports that "A study by the Health Statistics Section in 1985 revealed that a possible 30 percent of terminations in the state were not reported. Given the likelihood of under reporting...the ratio of terminations per 1,000 live births would probably be higher with more complete reporting."

In 1999, the following was said about under reporting:


Policy on Cloning 

WHEREAS, society's acceptance of legalized abortion has caused deterioration of the respect for human life and the devaluing of human beings; and

WHEREAS, Colorado Right to Life is committed to promote, foster, encourage, uphold and support reverence and respect for human life without regard to condition, quality, age, race, religion, creed or color, whether born or unborn; and

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