Colorado Rejects ‘Unborn Human Being’ Measure

November 5, 2014 10:46 AM

Colorado Rejects ‘Unborn Human Being’ Measure
" DENVER (AP) — Colorado voters have rejected a proposal to add “unborn human beings” to the state’s criminal code, a measure that some feared could ban abortion.

It was the third attempt in recent years to grant “personhood” to the unborn.

Voters across most demographic groups rejected Amendment 67 in Tuesday’s election, according to exit poll results. It was rejected by voters who identified as Democrats and independent or other although a majority of Republicans voted for it.

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The measure also faced some opposition among those who opposed abortion and who identified as evangelicals or born-again Christians "

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