Legislative Action

CORCRC Legislative Positions

  • Many who oppose abortion do so because they believe that personhood begins at conception. They do not recognize that this is a religious view – only one religious view among many – and to impose it on everyone through the Government would violate the American principle of separation of church and state.
  • The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice is pro-choice, not pro-abortion.
  • Women deserve the freedom of choice to make individual reproductive decisions. In an area of moral decision-making as complex as abortion, the only one who can make an informed moral choice is the person who is pregnant. It is the woman who faces her God and answers for the decision she makes.
  • We believe that a pregnant woman should be fully informed about all her options: parenthood, adoption, and abortion, without pressure or interference from the government or other persons.
  • We believe that teenagers have special needs when it comes to sorting out the options of parenthood, adoption, and abortion.
  • We believe that religious communities are called to meet the human, emotional, and spiritual needs resulting from unwanted pregnancies.
  • Be believe that a loving God is very much present in times of pain, loss, and difficult decisions.
  • We believe in the distribution of educational materials, as well as access to workshops and lectures for both pro-choice clergy members and women. Education is crucial in ethical decision making.



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The CORCRC is very active throughout the year. We continue to do outreach and follow national and state political activity that affects reproductive rights, choice and health care. We are also vigilant in assuring the separation of church and state is upheld.

Throughout the legislative session, we work closely with our allies and often testify on legislation that impacts our mission. We also participate in Women and Families on Wednesdays: a weekly presence at the State Capitol to support our issues.





April 12, 2018

Blog: News Update – April 12, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, CORCRC is committed to reaching out to communities beyond the Denver metropolitan area. Action steps to that end include our participation in the Reproductive Rights Road Show and bringing on a...


April 05, 2018

Blog: News Update – April 5, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, Spring holidays often reflect the joy of rebirth and transformation. Here is a personal story of transformation: a woman’s feelings of rejection and stigmatization were converted by her faith and sense...


March 29, 2018

Blog: News Update – March 29, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, Thanks to dynamic community participation, the Reproductive Rights Road Show stop in Colorado Springs resulted in discussions confirming the importance of comprehensive sex education in the public schools and the need...


March 22, 2018

Blog: News Update – March 22, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, CORCRC and the Interfaith Alliance joined forces to advocate on Women and Families on Wednesday.  This advocacy effort is coordinated by 9 to 5.  The color teal and our dedicated defense...


March 15, 2018

Blog: News Update – March 15, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, The status of Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPC’s) is being challenged in the Supreme Court case NIFLA v. Becerra. California’s Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care, and Transparency (FACT) Act assures the public...


March 01, 2018

Blog: News Update – March 1, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, SUCCESS!! Thanks to a strident coordinated effort by all of the members of the CO Reproductive Rights Health and Justice Coalition two anti-choice bills (HB18#1082 & HB18#1225) were defeated last week and...


February 22, 2018

Blog: News Update – February 22, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, There are two very important anti-choice bills that are being voted on this Thursday, 2.22. Pro-choice advocates are needed to show up in numbers to defeat HB18-1082. This bill contains the...


February 15, 2018

Blog: News Update – February 15, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, Hundreds gathered on the steps of the Colorado capitol to make sure that the long standing Colorado Civil Rights Division and Commission continue. The Division will sunset this year and must...


February 08, 2018

Blog: News Update – February 8, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, Once again our state legislation is facing a myriad of bills that challenge the fabric of our character. As Coloradoans and Americans, our identity is wrapped up in a sense of...


February 01, 2018

Blog: News Update – February 1, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, The 20 – week abortion ban defeated in the Senate. Voters will determine who was on the ‘correct side’ of this argument. Coloradan’s need to look closely at and remember Sen....


January 18, 2018

Blog: News Update – January 18, 2018

Dear Friend of CORCRC, The legislative session has barely begun and behind the scenes action is keeping CORCRC on its toes.  We know that this session will be intense and exciting.  Because we want you...


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