Planned Parenthood shaped Colorado govt.‘s announcement to boycott Alabama over pro-life law

LifeSiteNews | 5/24/2019 | Staff
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DENVER, May 24, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – America’s largest abortion chain helped give the Colorado Secretary of State’s office pointers on the final language in its statement announcing a boycott of state bureaucrats traveling to Alabama, emails obtained by local media reveal.

Earlier this month, Alabama enacted the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, which criminalizes abortion for any reason other than to “avert (a mother’s) death or to avert serious risk of substantial physical impairment of a major bodily function,” or “if a second physician who is licensed in Alabama as a psychiatrist” diagnoses a “serious mental illness” with a “reasonable medical judgment that she will engage in conduct that could result in her death or the death of her unborn child.”

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The law been met with outrage and protests from the abortion lobby and its allies in politics and media, such as Colorado’s Democrat Secretary of State Jena Griswold, who announced that staffers in her office will be barred from taking work-related trips to Alabama while the abortion ban is in effect.

“Until the laws of Alabama allow for safe and legal access to health care for women, we call on the Election Center to move the location of its training from Alabama,” Griswold declared. “I will not authorize the spending of state resources on travel to Alabama for this training or any other purpose. This is one action that I can take in response to this egregious law against women.”

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This week, NBC affiliate 9News published emails between Griswold’s office and Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) regarding potential feedback and revisions on the planned announcement.

“LMK [let me know] thoughts/edits. If you could turn around as quickly as possible that would be great because SOS [secretary of state] wants to move fast,” Griswold communications director Serena Woods wrote to PPRM communications vice...
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