July 2010 Candidate Positions Update

The latest updates on the postions of Colorado candidates for state and federal office has been released and is available the CRTL blog at:

A62 Press Conference a Success

Ambassador Alan Keyes appeared at the Amendment 62 press conference Monday July 26th at the Colorado Capitol to reveal the campaign's slogan, strategy and first advertisement. The press conference also featured California's personhood amendment co-sponsor Dr. Walter Hoye, Denver's Bishop Phillip Porter, CRTL board member Lolita Hanks, R.N. and Constitution Party Governor's Candidate Ben Goss. Click for the press release and more event details...

'Cure' to be cured?

Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher plans to ask the Colorado General Assembly to eliminate the statute governing “cures” for citizen-initiated petitions in the 2011 session.

But Leslie Hanks of Colorado Right to Life, one of the groups that worked on the petitions, was incensed by the commission’s inference that the Amendment 62 campaign may have submitted duplicate signatures or attempted to exploit a loophole in the system.

Amendment 62 launches portal MyCampaignTracker.org

Historic Campaign Web Portal Launched for Colorado Personhood Amendment

MEDIA ADVISORY, July 2 /Christian Newswire/ -- Colorado's Amendment 62 personhood campaign is set to launch a remarkable Internet tool, MyCampaignTracker.org, on July 4th, 2010. The Tracker will help our state secure recognition of the right to life acknowledged by America's Declaration of Independence: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life..."

"We have human rights because we are made in our Creator's image and likeness," said amendment co-sponsor Leslie Hanks, "and therefore we have a moral obligation to protect and love our children, born and preborn." MyCampaignTracker.org is designed to encourage the grassroots personhood movement in Colorado to reach local communities across our state with our campaign message of "Persons not Property," through November’s election...

Media: Pro-lifers Blast Colo GOP Chairman

Colorado RTL's warning to the state Republican Party of a catastrophic loss in November has been reported (click for articles) by LifeNews, the Rocky Mountain News, and the Denver Post. Those articles are based upon this CRTL guest editorial:

Right To Life Warns Colorado Republican Chairman

AFA's Personhood Report

American Family Association's OneNewsNow Report: Pushing for Personhood by Teddy James: "What is abortion? Is it the removal of unwanted cells from a female’s body? Is it the simple procedure of removing a lump of tissue from a woman’s womb? According to Cal Zastrow and Keith Mason, cofounders of Personhood USA, the answer is much more disturbing.

'It is baby murder,' said Zastrow, who got his start in the pro-life movement more than two decades ago."

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