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Maria Elisa Olivas

By Respect Life Denver Sep 13, 2021

Maria Elisa Olivas is the Community Coordinator with the Respect Life Denver Office at Catholic Charities. She graduated from Regis University with a bachelor’s in psychology with a special Bilingual…

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Lynn Grandon

By Respect Life Denver Aug 30, 2021

Lynn Grandon is the Director of Respect Life Denver at Catholic Charities of Denver. She was the Founding Executive Director for the Women’s Choice Center in Bettendorf, Iowa as well…

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Join the #CelebrateLife2021 social media campaign

By Respect Life Denver Dec 10, 2020

Throughout January 2021, including the run-up to the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 29, let’s Celebrate Life! It’s easy to join the campaign on social media.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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