Legislation

Current Pro-Life Legislation Updates

Simplifying Requirements For New Birth Certificate

On July 13, 2020, Governor Polis signed into law SB 20-166. This bill allows a minor of any age to change the sex on their birth certificate with parental consent. The bill requires a signed statement by a medical provider or a mental health professional who is in good standing in the state of Colorado, stating that: THE SEX DESIGNATION ON THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE DOES NOT ALIGN WITH THE MINOR’S GENDER IDENTITY. THIS SUBSECTION (3)(b)(II) DOES NOT REQUIRE A MINOR TO UNDERGO ANY SPECIFIC SURGERY, TREATMENT, CLINICAL CARE, OR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE.

This birth certificate supersedes the original and “MUST NOT BE MARKED AS AMENDED OR INDICATE ANY OTHER MANNER THAT GENDER DESIGNATION OR NAME ON THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE HAS BEEN CHANGED.”

This bill also allows for minors to change the sex on their driver’s licenses and their state issued I.D. cards.  

Read the bill here in its entirety. Click here to view how the House elected representatives voted, and here to view how the Senate elected representatives voted.

HHS Ban on Aborted Fetal Cell Research Being Challenged for Coronavirus

Contact Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and ask him to maintain his restrictions on human fetal tissue research. Click here for more information.

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