At Family Policy Alliance, we often tell you about candidates who will vote to protect life. And indeed, we’re doing that now with mailers and digital ads in several key legislative districts around Colorado.
But this year, you have a chance to directly save lives with your vote in favor of Proposition 115.
Prop 115 fixes a horrible blemish on Colorado’s legal standing, not only in the nation but the world. Only a handful of countries allow abortions for any reason right up to the moment of birth – which is exactly what Colorado allows. We stand with the likes of Communist China and North Korea in our abysmal treatment of babies in the womb.
Specifically, Prop 115 bans abortions after 22 weeks unless the mother’s life is in immediate danger. Penalties for violation are applied to doctors who perform such abortions.
Vote YES on Prop 115 to save lives!
Other Huge Measures on Your Ballot
But Prop 115 isn’t the only critical issue on your ballot. Others will also have profound impact on the ability of Colorado families to thrive – or on the election process that undergirds our system of government. Here are a few recommendations.
Amendment C: Vote NO. Amendment C makes it easier for charities to start and expand gambling operations. Yes, these are not full-scale gambling operations, but it’s still a step in the wrong direction.
Amendment 77: Vote NO. This DOES involve full-scale gambling operations – allowing mountain towns (where most residents work for the casinos) to decide what’s allowed. Truly, this is putting the fox in charge of the henhouse.
Prop 113: Vote NO. This duplicitous scheme is backed by California money – and no wonder, as it would essentially hand Colorado’s votes for president over to California and a few other populous states. Why let the Los Angeles metro area – which outnumbers Colorado’s population by more than two-to-one – decide where Colorado’s electoral votes go?
Prop 116: Vote YES. Colorado’s government continues to grow – and out of that comes a host of liberal programs that harm families. One of the best ways to control government mischief is to limit its funding. Colorado families can put this modest tax cut to better use than our state’s politicians.
Prop 117: Vote YES. Colorado politicians have for years skirted our state’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights by raising fees. This holds them accountable by requiring that fees raising big dollars (more than $50 million in first five years) get voter approval.
Your vote on the candidates and the issues is critical. Make your voice heard with your vote!
For Colorado families,
Election Day is finally here! That calls for a celebration in two ways.
First, no more ads! We all appreciate that.
But second and more importantly, we are among the few people in the annals of history who have had the privilege to elect our leaders. And as Christians, voting is both a stewardship responsibility and a ministry opportunity – a chance to serve our fellow man by electing leaders and enacting policies that will best advance the common good.
So if you haven’t already voted, please do so today – and remind other like-minded people to vote as well! With so many close races expected, that simple act could make the difference.
Then join Family Policy Alliance tonight on social media as we track key results, including the following:
12 Key Senate Races on Our Top Watch List
AZ : Martha McSally vs. Kyrsten Sinema
FL: Rick Scott vs. Bill Nelson
IN: Mike Braun vs. Joe Donnelly
MI: John James vs. Debbie Stabenow
MN: Karin Housley vs. Tina Smith
MO: Josh Hawley vs. Claire McCaskill
MT: Matt Rosendale vs. Jon Tester
ND: Kevin Cramer vs. Heidi Heitkamp
NV: Dean Heller vs. Jacky Rosen
TN: Marsha Blackburn vs. Phil Bredesen
TX: Ted Cruz vs. Beto O’Rourke
WV: Patrick Morrisey vs. Joe Manchin
12 Key Governor Races on Our Top Watch List
AK: Mike Dunleavy vs. Mark Begich
CO: Walker Stapleton vs. Jared Polis
FL: Ron DeSantis vs. Andrew Gillum
GA: Brian Kemp vs. Stacey Abrams
IA: Kim Reynolds vs. Fred Hubbell
KS: Kris Kobach vs. Laura Kelly
MI: Bill Schuette vs. Gretchen Whitmer
NM: Steve Pearce vs. Michelle Lujan Grisham
OH: Mike DeWine vs. Richard Cordray
OK: Kevin Stitt vs. Drew Edmondson
SD: Kristi Noem vs. Billie Sutton
WI: Scott Walker vs. Tony Evers
12 Key Ballot Measures on Our Top Watch List
AL: Allow Ten Commandments on Public Property (Amendment 1)
AL: Pro-Life Protections (Amendment 2)
AZ: School Choice (Proposition 305)
FL: Voter Control Over Gambling Expansion (Amendment 3)
ID:Gambling Expansion (Proposition 1)
MA: Gender Identity (Question 3)
MI: Recreational Marijuana (Proposal 1)
MO: Medical Marijuana (Amendment 2 + two others)
ND: Recreational Marijuana (Measure 3)
OR: No Tax Funding of Abortion (Measure 106)
UT: Medical Marijuana (Proposition 2)
WV: Pro-Life Protections (Amendment 1)
Of course, there are many other important races as well, including U.S. House races, state legislative races and more. We’ll plow through the results and pull out the nuggets that you may want to know. Join us on Facebook or Twitter this evening, and watch for updates on email tomorrow.
Thanks for standing strong and taking action!
The Family Policy Alliance Team