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Check out some festivals in Denver this weekend — from the Denver Fringe Festival and PrideFest to the Colorado Tiny House Festival and the Denver Cherry Blossom Festival. buff.ly/3HOLju4
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Very large demonstration in Grand Junction tonight in support of abortion access.
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Servicios de la Raza's Denver Pride float takes a cue from Día de los Muertos and features over 400 paper flowers and skulls. “It inspired me, how our culture pays so much tribute and so much dedication to people who have departed,” said Roberto Esquivel. buff.ly/39Q6yzl
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My manz holdin’ it down. Ain’t letting no one in!! #inthesestreetz #StanleyCup @CPRNews
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It’s poppin’ in downtown Denver. #StanleyCup @CPRNews
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America is facing problems on multiple fronts, according to Ron Hanks. Energy independence, national security and inflation are issues he says he’s ready to help fix by being elected to the United States Senate. buff.ly/3Op6S7g
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Downtown Denver is packed tonight, as crowds rally against the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the federal right to an abortion and come together to watch the Avs play in Game 5. buff.ly/3yh8Y3o
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Dozens of people demonstrated in Pueblo on Friday evening to show their support for abortion rights after the SCOTUS decision overturning Roe v. Wade @krcc @CPRNews
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Denver’s history of Stanley Cup madness could be a preview of things to come if the Avs win the final, tonight or in the days to come. See more photos of what followed the 1996 and 2001 wins: buff.ly/3ykPHhC
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Utah is another “trigger” state. The state law bans abortion except in the case of incest or sexual assault, to prevent death or serious injury to the pregnant woman, or if the fetus has severe or deadly birth defects.
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Abortion is legal in Nebraska with some exceptions when the patient is a minor and for telemedicine. State lawmakers there failed to pass a trigger ban this year. Some are trying to call for a special session for the Nebraska legislature to enact a trigger ban again.
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The legal right to an abortion is codified in Kansas's Constitution, so the court's decision doesn't override access there. But, the state's GOP majority has asked voters to add an amendment in August that would allow lawmakers to ban the procedures if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
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Oklahoma's governor recently signed a bill that makes abortions after six weeks of pregnancy illegal — a near copy of the Texas measure that passed in 2021. The bill allows for the exception of medical emergencies, but does not make exceptions for incest or sexual assault.
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Abortion is legal and will remain legal in New Mexico. There was an abortion ban on the state’s books that would have been activated by the Supreme Court’s decision, but last year New Mexico's governor struck that law from the books.
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