Editorials, Op-Eds, Endorsements

Following are editorials, op-eds and letters of endorsement for continuing funding for this important program from newspapers and organizations across Colorado.

Better Contraception For Young Women
The New York Times
July 13, 2015

Birth-control Funding
Cortez Journal
April 20, 2015

Reducing unintended pregnancies is economic issue
Montrose Press
Don Coram
March 29, 2015

IUD funding has positive results in county 
Coloradoan
Avie Strand
April 2, 2015

Colorado bill funding contraception would save state money
Summit Daily Letter to the Editor
Sue McHenry
March 27, 2015

Family planning is key
Boulder Daily Camera
Cristina Aguilar
March 20, 2015

Reducing unintended pregnancies is a win for Colorado
Brighton Blade
Councilwoman Jadie Carson
March 18, 2015

Funding would reduce unwanted pregnancies
Loveland Reporter Herald
Avie Strand, Community Health Service Director, Larimer County Department of Health and Environment
March 16, 2015

The birth of ignorance; get science right before voting on teen pregnancy bill
Aurora Sentinel Editorial
March 11, 2015

Pregnancy prevention program needs more funding one way or another
Greeley Tribune Editorial
March 10, 2015

Colorado Family Planning Initiative a success
Ft. Morgan Times Letter to the Editor
Dr. Tony Cappello, Public Health Director, Northeast Colorado Health Department
Roger Segura, Manager, Morgan County Department of Human Services
February 24, 2015

Reducing unintended consequences: Win for women and state
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Trési Houpt
February 17, 2015

Colorado Must Retain Funding for Birth Control
The Denver Post Editorial
February 14, 2015

Coram and IUDs: State representative is right: Funding long-term contraceptives is a win-win
Durango Herald Editorial
February 2, 2015

Program for Teens Needs Boost
The Denver Post Editorial
December 7, 2014

“Experience across Colorado, including in Pitkin County, shows that long-acting reversible contraception is effective at reducing the birth rate, including among young and low income women, reducing the abortion rate and reducing dependence on government programs.” – Letter of support from the Pitkin County Commissioners .

February 5, 2015, Steven F. Child, Chair, Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners >

In Their Own Words

Participating clinics across Colorado are sharing the real impacts of the program’s results on young women and their families:


Colorado Recognized Nationally

A CDC report highlights the good work being done in Colorado.


Key Question

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