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Personhood USA makes a series of false and deceptive claims about previous legislation

November 4, 2014

By Peri Duncan CU News Corps One of the main supporters of the personhood legislation on Colorado ballots this November is Personhood USA. The group’s website hosts pages about Amendment 67 in Colorado and North Dakota’s Measur...

Gardner’s misleading attack on equal pay illustrates bi-partisan hypocrisy

October 24, 2014

By Lars Gesing CU News Corps Paying male and female employers the same salary has been a central campaign issue for Democrats up and down the ticket across the country in past years. Sure enough, that discourse also made its appea...

VoteNo67 falsely claims that Amendment 67 would ban all abortions

October 24, 2014

By Peri Duncan CU News Corps The personhood issue in the upcoming midterms in Colorado is Amendment 67, also referred to as the “Brady Amendment.” This year it is centered on the premise that pregnant mothers and their unb...

Hickenlooper campaign polishes business-creation rankings

October 10, 2014

By Lars Gesing CU News Corps Colorado incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper insists his leadership has helped Colorado’s economy bounce back from the latest recession that hit the state hard. On the campaign trail this fall, Hicken...

Voice for Brady ad deceives and misstates facts

October 10, 2014

By Peri Duncan CU News Corps Amendment 67, another personhood issue on the Colorado ballot (Coloradans rejected two similar amendments in 2008 and 2010), continues to produce many deceptive and emotionally charged claims on bot...

Deceptive: Democrats' claim that Gardner backs three constitutional amendments to 'ban all abortions'

September 26, 2014

By Peri Duncan CU News Corps A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee advertisement from August claimed “Congressman Gardner backed three constitutional amendments to ban all abortions.” Republican U. S. Rep. Cory Gar...

CU News Corps Fact Check makes its debut on Sept. 26

September 19, 2014

CU News Corps' fall 2014 project — intensive fact-checking of political statements by Colorado politicians and political action committees — will post its first content on Friday, Sept. 26, more than five weeks in advance...

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