Monday, May 12, 2008

Colorado Human Life Amendment Press Conference, Signature Turn In, and Victory Rally

DENVER, May 12 /Christian Newswire/ -- Colorado for Equal Rights will hold an event to submit gathered signatures to the Secretary of State's office after making an important announcement of the number of signatures gathered to place the personhood initiative on the ballot. Colorado For Equal Rights needs at least 76,047 signatures to turn in May 13th. With the help of hundreds of churches and over 1,000 volunteers, Colorado For Equal Rights is expected to present well over the required number of signatures to the Secretary of State. After the press conference, some volunteers will march signatures to the Secretary of State's office.

"May 13th will be a day to be remembered as a defining moment in the effort to defend all human life" said Kristi Burton Spokesperson for Colorado For Equal Rights Campaign. She continued "we are seeing an awakening of the powerful grassroots movement, and thousands of individuals along with myself are making the commitment not to rest until every human being is equally protected by love and by law"

Press Conference Details:

WHO: Colorado For Equal Rights and grassroots volunteers

WHAT: Announcement regarding signature count and a march to turn in signatures to Secretary of State.

WHERE: Knights of Columbus Hall,1555 Grant St., Denver, Colorado

WHEN: Tuesday, May 13th, 2008, at 12:30pm

Also Colorado For Equal Rights will be holding an exclusive teleconference for those who cannot make it to the rally.

Special speakers for the teleconference will include Judie Brown from American Life League, David Bereit from 40 Days For Life, Ted Harvey Colorado Senator and Keith Mason and Kristi Burton will be giving exclusive campaign updates. Participants of the call must be registered, limited space is available.

For more information about the teleconference and to register visit

Colorado for Equal Rights is a statewide grassroots organization of concerned citizens who value human life. Colorado for Equal Rights is sponsoring the Human Life Amendment to the Colorado constitution, stating "(t)he term 'Person' or 'Persons' shall include any human from the time of fertilization." The Human Life Amendment initiative is currently working to gather petition signatures to place the Amendment on the November 2008 ballot.

For more information, please contact Kristi Burton at 719-661-8827 or via e-mail at