Ten of Our Stories About Planned Parenthood, Reproductive Rights, Abortion

Ten of Our Stories About Planned Parenthood, Reproductive Rights, Abortion
Kate McKee-Simmons
Nearly 4,000 people have said they will attend Colorado Stands With Planned Parenthood, a protest outside Republican Senator Cory Gardner's Denver office, 1125 17th Street, scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. today, February 11. Protest organizers will gather donations for Planned Parenthood and letters to Gardner demanding that the Republican stand against any moves in Congress to defund the health-services provider.

As the first state to legalize abortion and home to Dr. Warren Hern, one of the country's only late-term-abortion providers, Colorado has always played a big role in the reproductive-rights debate. Here we've corralled ten of our stories about reproductive issues and how they've played out over the years in Colorado.
Westword illustration
1. Colorado Was First State to Legalize Abortion: Why Are We Still Talking About It?
click to enlarge KATE MCKEE-SIMMONS
Kate McKee-Simmons
2. The Fight of Their Lives
Google Maps
3. From My Teenage Years to Today: Thank You, Planned Parenthood
Michael Roberts
4. Six Myths About Abortion From Katha Pollitt

Keep reading for more stories about reproductive issues.

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.