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CSLC Luncheon Women’s Health Issues @ First Baptist Church in the Basement Every Monday during the Legislative Session – noon to 1:15 pm

April 11, 2016

Colorado Social Legislative Session  Luncheon of Colorado   Noon to 1:15 pm every Monday from January to mid-May.

 

WOMEN’s Health  Issues

 

Colorado Consumer Health Initiative:  organizers of this meeting  Kaiser Permanente  poll extremely important to Americans

Reproductive Rights and health policy locally as well as nationally

 

Supreme Court  funding Planned Parenthood

 

Representative Lontine

Women’s Lobbyist of Colorado

 

Bill   representative of contraceptive equity:   Affordable care Act  list of essential benefits

access to contraception  and use of any supports

18  contraception methods

3 are oral 

surgical sterilization

emergency contraceptive   pill after sex

insurance will pay for this

 

all passed on party line among all legislators  fate of this is precarious  

HB 1294  Judicial Committee

democratic affairs –  2 male legislators will switch with two women on the meeting about access to contraception  right to choose

Supreme Court Rulings  Hobby Lobby  case  ruling released

4 profit companies can have a religious objection and not pay for this provision

 

Little Sisters of the Poor  they have a case that is coming before the court.

 

Heard in the middle of March  after the death of Justice Scallia.

 

4 X 4 decisions there is a lower court ruling

 

Joint Budget Committee     2.5  million was received for the continuing program in Colorado  ONLY GLIMMER of HOPE anywhere

 

advocate for choice for women

 

economic justice issue helping women have rights to choose

 

JENNA  from CCHI

PEG  will speak to the Supreme Court Issues

 

7 of 10  people right to choose  throughout AMERICA

 

AMERICANS ACTION FOR LIFE  OPERATION RESCUE  ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM  they wish to limit a woman’s  rights completely

 

 

limiting physicians,  clinics and procedures  is their battle cry

 

the vast majority of their funding comes from fundamental religious right funding streams

 

changed language     –  decided to use other means to push their agenda  model legislation  BOILER PLATE

  crisis pregnancy centers  faith based   no medical  staff whatsoever.

 

NARAL  pro  choice   people who work for these facilities  tell them garbage 

 

constantly fighting these battles   –  LARC  bill to protect pregnant workers

 

WOMEN’s Right to KNOW  legislative proposal  

 

preventing low-income women to having access to adequate health care

 

PEG    Lawyer:   COURTS SUPREME COURT COLORADO  COALITION

 

2  supreme court decisions  in JUNE with split court.    TRAP LAWS  undue burden  incremental 

 

HOW WIDE YOUR HALLWAY HAS TO BE

hard to find a place and a person  to do it Mississippi and Texas they have the most repressive system

 

1 facility for abortion right appointments in TEXAS

 

redistributed  programs and $

 

4 poor people these needs are climatic

 

HB   1203  Women’s Protective Reproductive Health BILL NIXED

 

Person Hood  HB 1218:  REP Neville

 

4 X 4   can carry over a decision   Justice Kennedy only judge left  crafted unburdened standard  sending back to Texas to get more evidence

 

gather more factual evidence:  capacity and distance issues will help to over turn this legislation

 

Blocked laws in other places  at least 5 justices takes to block a law

 

contraception  law ten cases across the nation  regular commerce.  religious organizations sufficiently burdened in their religious creeds

 

they do not have to provide the services and the company pays for the service 

 

10th  circuit  filling out a form is not a burden in your religious creeds  in COLORADO

initial conference was a 4  X  4 split

women’s legislators taking up the wild ideas of how women are treated.

 

majority  in the majority  play a straight game  try to accomplish standard things women in Kentucky  she’s fighting for economic justice rights for women

 

not made it out of committee because a woman in the committee:  Aguilar’s amendment:  only way to prevent an unintended pregnancy   MEN could have an orchiactomy:  Senator Jimenez  removing the testicles of a male

 

establishment clause of the constitution:  most are based on religious teachings

 

NO WAY AT ALL  SOME DON’T  CARE AT ALL   against establishment laws of the Constitution  concern and cared for laws.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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