Rep. Cory Gardner

Personhood of Interest: CO Senate Hopeful Gardner Against 'Personhood' At State Level, Not Federal

Personhood of Interest: CO Senate Hopeful Gardner Against 'Personhood' At State Level, Not Federal
Questions remain as Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner withdraws support for anti-abortion "personhood" at the state level yet remains a co-sponsor of a similar bill at the federal level.
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More Jail for Abortion Providers Than Rapists: CO GOP Senate Hopeful Struggles to Explain Stance

More Jail for Abortion Providers Than Rapists: CO GOP Senate Hopeful Struggles to Explain Stance
Colorado's Cory Gardner, campaigning for a US Senate seat, is having trouble explaining why legislation he co-sponsored would put an abortion provider in jail for longer than a rapist.
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Another Anti-Obamacare Ad Fail in CO: Subject Actually HELPED by ACA

Another Anti-Obamacare Ad Fail in CO: Subject Actually HELPED by ACA
Another anti-Obamacare ad posted by Americans for Prosperity has failed to pass even a modicum of scrutiny. Turns out the lady at the center of the ad wasn't hurt by the ACA at all. In fact, her husband's high blood pressure medication was covered under Obama's signature legislation.
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Senate Candidate's Campaign Makes Fun of Women's Magazine After 'Cosmo' Runs Personhood Article

Senate Candidate's Campaign Makes Fun of Women's Magazine After 'Cosmo' Runs Personhood Article
Colorado Rep. and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner has made his career on the idea of personhood, even as he infamously flip-flopped in light of how terrible of an idea it is if he wants to get elected. When "Cosmopolitan" ran a story on the controversial legislation, highlighted by his role, Gardner's campaign reacted in the most unsurprising manner possible: Making fun of women's magazines.
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Sen Candidate Uses Pro-Fracking Jobs Stat to Suggest CO Could Lose '120,000 Jobs Overnight'

Sen Candidate Uses Pro-Fracking Jobs Stat to Suggest CO Could Lose '120,000 Jobs Overnight'
GOP U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner has his talking points on energy down pat. It’s total BS, of course, but he’s got great delivery. Who cares if his jobs statistic suggests that a ban on fracking — which isn't even on the ballot — would kill 120,000 jobs overnight? Especially if that number relies on the belief that a ban would result in the closing of every gas station in Colorado?
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Called Out: CO Rep Cory Gardner Flip-Flops on Personhood Amendment

Called Out: CO Rep Cory Gardner Flip-Flops on Personhood Amendment
Cory Gardner, the Colorado Rep who has a history of promoting bad women's health policy, is trying to hide his position on a personhood bill basically banning abortion. Planned Parenthood, in a new ad, isn't having any of it.
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Flip-Flopping Anti-Abortion Candidate Can't Figure Out Stance on His Personhood Legislation

Flip-Flopping Anti-Abortion Candidate Can't Figure Out Stance on His Personhood Legislation
It's no secret that State Rep. Cory Gardner has a problem with the personhood issue. His campaign for U.S. Senate recognized the trouble almost immediately — the issue has been repeatedly crushed at the polls in Colorado — and made a somewhat surprise move in March to announce that Gardner has flipped (sort of) on his support for of the notion that a U.S. citizen with full legal rights is created BEFORE conception. Because that will make abortion disappear forever. Unfortunately for Gardner, trying to remove the personhood label has proved much more difficult.
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As State Becomes More Moderate, CO GOP Candidates Flip-Flop on Wedge Issues

As State Becomes More Moderate, CO GOP Candidates Flip-Flop on Wedge Issues
The old guard of the Colorado GOP has a problem – their track record. As the state becomes more moderate, and redistricting makes races more competitive, candidates have struggled to seem authentic when flip-flopping from extreme positions on abortion and other wedge issues.
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CO GOP Rep Cory Gardner Among Several on Shady Business Group-Funded Irish Junket

CO GOP Rep Cory Gardner Among Several on Shady Business Group-Funded Irish Junket
CO Representative Cory Gardner, having already been at the center of a pay-to-play scandal, was among a host of legislators - mostly Republican - that took an all expense-paid trip to Ireland with their spouses. Funded by the business-oriented group the Franklin Center for Policy Exchange, who knows what influence they were able to peddle.
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