Judge hands pro-lifers a huge win by blocking this outrageous ban in Colorado

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The radical pro-abortion lobby will do anything they can to promote and expand the killing of innocent babies.

They are even working to make life saving medical procedures illegal for the sole purpose of increasing abortions.

But one Judge just handed pro-lifers a huge win by blocking this outrageous ban in Colorado.

A federal judge just blocked Colorado from enforcing the first law of its kind in the United States that bans lifesaving abortion pill reversals.

Attacks the free exercise of religion, not to mention babies

The law, which aimed to put doctors who give the reversal medication to women at risk of having their licenses revoked for “unprofessional conduct.”

But U.S. District Court Judge Daniel D. Domenico granted the stay requested by a Catholic healthcare provider for a preliminary injunction against SB23-190.

This means the law is temporarily on hold until the case can be adjudicated, and in the meantime the reversals can continue.

The law forbids healthcare providers from giving progesterone to women who took the first pill in the abortion pill regimen but then decide they wish to keep their unborn child.

The Catholic medical provider Bella Health and Wellness says that it offers progesterone, a natural hormone needed to maintain healthy pregnancies, as a medical act consistent with its Catholic mission to uphold the dignity and sanctity of life.

“There is no question whether Section Three burdens Bella Health’s free exercise of religion,” Domenico wrote in his ruling.

“It does. Bella Health considers it a religious obligation to provide treatment for pregnant mothers and to protect unborn life if the mother seeks to stop or reverse an abortion.”

“The State Defendants have not contested that SB 23-190 burdens Bella Health’s religious practice. Indeed, it is not up to the State or the Court to second-guess the sincerity of Bella Health’s religious motivations or to suggest alternative means of satisfying Plaintiffs’ religious calling,” Domenico’s ruling continued.

Forcing unwanted abortions on women

Soon after the bill was signed into law in April, Bella Health and Wellness, represented by Becket Law, filed a lawsuit against Colorado Democrat Attorney General Phil Weisler, the Colorado Medical Board, the Colorado State Board of Nursing and some local district attorneys.

A federal judge gave Bella Health a temporary reprieve, allowing them to continue administering abortion pill reversals.

“Colorado agreed earlier this year not to enforce the law until three state licensing boards had implemented the regulations required by the statute,” a Becket Law statement said.

“Now that these regulations have been issued — leaving Bella and its patients in jeopardy — Bella once again asked the court to protect its life-saving ministry to help women discontinue unwanted abortions.”

Bella Health and Wellness is an “independent, faith-based Catholic medical center offering life-affirming, dignified health care to women, men, and children.”

“Some of these women have had abortion pills forced on them, and others change their minds,” Dede Chism and Abby Sinnett, co-founders of Bella Health and Wellness, said in a statement. “We are relieved and overjoyed to continue helping the many women who come to our clinic seeking help.”

“We founded Bella because we believe the miracle of life is worth protecting at every stage and in every circumstance,” Chasm and Sennett said.

They also defined abortion pill reversal as “a safe treatment that increases the chances [women] will give birth to healthy babies,” and added, “I pray that we will be able to continue this life-saving ministry to women who come to us in need of help.”

“Colorado is forcing women to continue unwanted abortions and punishing the doctors who help them safely continue their pregnancies,” said Becket Counsel Rebekah Ricketts.

“It is outrageous and wrong for Colorado to deprive these women of their ability to choose life, and to ban faith-based clinics like Bella from serving them,” she added.

For now, thanks to Judge Domenico, they can still choose life.

Pro-Life Press will keep you up-to-date on any developments to this ongoing story.