April 5, 2022
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill Monday to register the necessity of killing state law, according to The Associated Press.
The Reproductive Health Equity Act, or House Bill 1279, guarantees access to birth care before and after pregnancy and prohibits local governments from imposing their restrictions.
“In the state of Colorado, the critical decision to begin or end a pregnancy with medical assistance rests between the person, their doctor and their faith,” Polis said in a statement. .
The bill states that “everyone has the right” to decide about their birth health care, including the rights to use or refuse contraception and to continue or terminate pregnancy. The new law does not change the current legal system, Polis said.
“This bill maintains this status quo regardless of what happens at the federal level and protects all constitutional rights and responsibilities,” he said.
Colorado has joined 15 other states and the District of Columbia in addressing the right to have a miscarriage, according to NPR, during pregnancy or before pregnancy. Of a baby.
States have been scrambling to pass pregnancy -related laws in recent months before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it could overthrow the Roe v. Archipelago. Wade decided to prevent states from banning vandalism, the AP reported. At least two Republican -led states have passed legislation banning or restricting entry, even though Democrat -led states have demanded that entry be restricted or restricted. .
Colorado was the first state to file for dismissal with the majority of cases in 1967, the AP reported. The state has allowed the killings to take place but has not been confirmed by state law to date.
Colorado law also says there is no free right to fertilized eggs, embryos and fetuses, the AP reported, in response to past ballots that tried to prevent infertility through donation. Rights to embryos. In 2014, voters rejected the idea of including unborn people under state criminal law, allowing plaintiffs to prosecute someone guilty of murder. a baby.
“Colorado has become, he is, an elected state,” Polis said before signing the bill, noting that the registration of the disease elsewhere is ” the kingdom is great. “
“The Council has nothing to do in the future, people in Colorado can choose when and if they have children,” Polis wrote.
NPR: “The charge of homicide in Colorado is registered under state l