National Medicaid Data Shows 500% Increase in Rate of Abortion Pill-Related Emergency Room Utilization Washington, D.C. – The most recent data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment shows that abortion pills are now used in over 60 percent of Colorado abortions. The use of abortion pills (sometimes referred to as […]
Colorado’s 2021 abortion report was published online by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in May 2022. The report shows that abortions increased from 2020. This is the second state summary from Charlotte Lozier Institute covering calendar year 2021 from states that publish annual reports. Statistics and Changes in Colorado Abortions, 2020-2021 […]
Multiple Studies Link Chemical Abortion to Higher Rates of Emergency Room Utilization and Complications Washington, D.C. – The most recent State of Colorado abortion data shows a dramatic increase in the use of potentially dangerous abortion drugs which multiple peer-reviewed studies have linked to higher rates of complications. Public data collected by the […]
After this summary was published, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment identified and removed duplicate records from its 2020 data. The revised 2020 total is 9,869 abortions. Colorado was one of the first states to release a report with 2020 abortion data. As of December 2021, 23 states have released abortion reports […]
Colorado was one of the first states to release abortion statistics for 2019, publishing its 2019 abortion report on the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment website in May 2020. The report shows little change in Colorado abortion totals between 2018 and 2019. Changes in Colorado Abortions, 2018-2019 The report does not include […]
Colorado’s 2018 abortion report shows that abortions in the state increased slightly from 2017. The report was published on the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment website in July 2019. Changes in Colorado Abortions, 2017-2018 Information on Planned Parenthood’s Colorado market share is not publicly available. Abortion Totals and Trends In […]
On Thursday, February 9, 2017, the Colorado House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee held a hearing regarding House Bill 1086 (HB 1086), the Abortion Pill Reversal Information Act. HB 1086 provides that prior to initiating a chemical abortion, a physician must alert the woman to the fact that it may be possible to reverse the abortion should she change her mind and that information on the possibility of reversal is available in state-prepared materials.
Voters in Colorado will determine whether physician-assisted suicide (PAS) is to be legalized in their state when they head to the polls this November. California, Oregon, Washington, and Vermont are the only other states that have voted to allow physicians to assist their patients in committing suicide. In Montana, the practice was legalized via a state court decision.