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‘You are the light of the world’

By Respect Life Denver Sep 11, 2020

#YESON115   By Lynn Grandon “You are the light of the world” The numbers 9 – 11 still unsettle our hearts and will always be a reminder of a horrific day in our history. It was horrific because of the large number of innocent human lives lost by unexpected acts of violence – that everyone…

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Mothers share their stories of pregnancy complications

By Respect Life Denver Aug 21, 2020

Pressured Teen Mother “I was a young mom on Medicaid. I was told that my baby had a Down Syndrome diagnosis, so I was given counseling for an abortion. They said, “You can get rid of it.” I was naïve and asked, “How can you get a baby that big out of you?” When she…

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How to have a conversation about Prop. 115 and late-term abortion in Colorado

By Respect Life Denver Aug 19, 2020

  Respect Life Denver realizes that discussing the topic of abortion is difficult, particularly in the context of an election year. Below are some ways to engage family, friends and neighbors about Proposition 115, which will be on the Nov. 3 ballot in Colorado. Are you registered to vote in Colorado? If not, here’s how…

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Supreme Court’s abortion decision highlights need for Coloradans to act

By Respect Life Denver Jun 29, 2020

“The assault on women and the unborn continues with the Supreme Court’s decision on the Louisiana abortion law that would have required doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at their local hospitals,” said Deacon Geoff Bennett, Vice President of Parish and Community Relations at Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Denver. “This decision…

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Late-term abortion ban will be on Nov. 2020 ballot in Colorado

By Respect Life Denver Jun 8, 2020

BIPARTISAN BAN IS CERTIFIED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE (Denver, Colorado June 8, 2020) – Volunteers with Due Date Too Late/Initiative 120 turned in more than 180,000 total signatures to the Secretary of State, and have exceeded the minimum 124,632 verified signatures needed to qualify for the November ballot. Secretary of State Jena Griswold notified…

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Corporal Works of Mercy — in a pandemic?

By Lynn Grandon May 21, 2020

Visiting the sick, feeding the hungry, etc. How can we do these things with social distancing restrictions? It is possible! Handing out “to-go” meals is working at our shelters instead of communal meals. We still can “visit” the sick and our beloved elderly and isolated by offering encouraging phone calls and “face timing” with those…

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Momentum building for late-term abortion ban on Colorado ballot

By Respect Life Denver May 20, 2020

DUE DATE TOO LATE GATHERS THOUSANDS OF SIGNATURES EARLY IN EFFORT TO SUBMIT 20,000 (Denver, Colorado, May 19, 2020) – During the first four days of a two-week Cure Period, the Due Date Too Late effort collected thousands of signatures from many communities around the state in support of Initiative 120. The initiative would prohibit…

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Resources for action in the public square — from Respect Life Denver

By Respect Life Denver Mar 12, 2020

VOTING AS A FAITHFUL CATHOLIC We urge our fellow citizens to see beyond beyond party politics, to analyze campaign rhetoric critically and to choose their political leaders according to principle, not party affiliation or mere self-interest. Read more from the presentation, “Voting as a Faithful Catholic,” from Deacon Geoff Bennett, Vice President of Parish &…

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Pro-life group reaches more than the minimum amount of signatures needed for late-term abortion ban ballot initiative in Colorado

By Respect Life Denver Mar 3, 2020

“We have gained more than the minimum number of signatures required, all from volunteer circulators, as a part of a grassroots bi-partisan effort to save lives from late-term abortion,” said Lauren Castillo, spokesperson for Due Date Too Late.   DENVER, COLORADO (03-03-2020) — On the eve of the March 4th deadline, Due Date Too Late has collected more…

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Pro-life group launches final push for signatures for late-term abortion ban in Colorado

By Respect Life Denver Feb 25, 2020

“As we near the March 4 deadline we are doing a final push this week starting off at Ash Wednesday Masses to collect signatures from Coloradans to protect babies from late-term abortion,” says Lauren Castillo, spokesperson for Due Date Too Late.   DENVER, COLORADO (Feb. 25, 2020) — With the March 4 deadline for the…

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