Reporter Eli Stokols didn’t accept Gardner’s answer at face value. He explained to Gardner that the federal bill’s sponsors, health experts, and even Factcheck.org all agree that Gardner’s federal Life at Conception Act has the same language and would have the same far-reaching effects as the Personhood abortion bans that Coloradans have rejected by over 70% of the vote two times before.
Here's the bottom line: like other conservatives this election season, Bob Beauprez is trying desperately to cover up his fringe record on women's health and reproductive choice. Beauprez claims he wouldn't try to ban abortions as governor in 2014, but in his last run for governor he campaigned on doing just that.
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