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Colorado City, Texas

Colorado City, Texas is located in Mitchell County.   


During Mitchell County's 2016 Presidential Election 81.1% voted Republican, 16.1% voted Democrat, and 2.8% voted for other candidates. 


During the 2018 Republican Party Primary, voters had the opportunity to vote on proposition #7. This proposition gave voters the chance to voice their opinion if they were "In Favor" or "Against" this following statement: " I believe abortion should be abolished in Texas." In Mitchell County, out of 872 votes, 659 voted in favor of the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas and 213 voted against the idea abolishing abortion in the state of Texas. 


The population of Colorado City is 4,146.


On January 14th, 2019 the City Council of Colorado City voted on the Sanctuary City for the Unborn ordinance. The vote was 5 in favor and 1 against. In taking this action the City of Colorado City became the ninth city to outlaw abortion in the nation. 


In the News 


CRIT-LARGE - December 31st, 2019

A Showdown In the West: The Fight to Outlaw Abortion in Texas

By Jacob McConnell


Buffalo Gap Round-Up News - January 2020

The Message Is Simple: No Unborn Children Will Be Murdered In Sanctuary Cities

By Mark Lee Dickson


CRIT-LARGE - January 14th, 2020

Colorado City: Sanctuary for the Unborn

By Preston Kelly


The Texan - January 15th, 2020

Colorado City and Big Spring Pass Ordinances Effectively Outlawing Abortion

By Daniel Friend


KETK / FOX 51 - January 15th, 2020

RIGHT TO LIFE: ‘Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn’ Could Face Legal Challenges

By Trent Bennett


The Texas Tribune - January 15th, 2020

Three More Texas Towns Try to Ban Abortion

By Edgar Walters


Longview News Journal - January 16th, 2020

Three Texas Towns Vote in Favor of ‘Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn’; ET Town To Vote Tonight

By Staff and Wire Reports


Live Action - January 16th, 2020

Colorado City in West Texas Becomes 9th ‘Sanctuary City for the Unborn’

By Mark Lee Dickson


Fox News - January 16th, 2020

Banning Abortion, More Texas Towns Become ‘Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn’

By Caleb Parke


The Cut - January 17th, 2020

Towns in Texas Keep Becoming ‘Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn’

By Bridget Read



Sanctuary Status

First Pitch

December 10th, 2019


Second Pitch / Vote

January 14th, 2020

Result: Ordinance Passes, 5-1


Result of Vote

Surgical and Medical abortions are outlawed in Colorado City, Texas. The sale and distribution of Emergency Contraception is also outlawed.

ARTICLES WE RECOMMEND

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CRIT-LARGE - January 14th, 2020

Colorado City: Sanctuary for the Unborn

By Preston Kelly


The Texan - January 15th, 2020

Colorado City and Big Spring Pass Ordinances Effectively Outlawing Abortion

By Daniel Friend


Live Action - January 16th, 2020

Colorado City in West Texas Becomes 9th ‘Sanctuary City for the Unborn’

By Mark Lee Dickson

Colorado City Speaks Out!

Why Colorado City Residents Want To See Abortion Outlawed in Their City

Why Colorado City Residents Want To See Abortion Outlawed in Their City

Why Colorado City Residents Want To See Abortion Outlawed in Their City

"Because it’s murder!!" - Julie L.


"Life begins at conception and only the Creator of life should determine when that life ends. Abortion is murder." - Crystal H.


“It’s morally wrong.” - Michael K.


“I believe that human life should be regarded no matter how small.” - Stefani W.


“It’s against my Christian beliefs.” - Paul B.

Why Colorado City Residents Want To See Abortion Outlawed in Their City

Why Colorado City Residents Want To See Abortion Outlawed in Their City

"A fetus is a person from the moment of conception, anything that physically or chemically done to this fetus with intent to end the pregnancy is murder. And, last I checked, there’s a commandment that covers that...." - Jennifer H.


"I don't agree with it." - Jessica W.


"Murder is a sin." - Kaci R.


Pro-life. Life is precious and the moment a child is conceived that life begins. I believe abortion is against God and His Word.” - Dana M.


“All babies should be given a chance at life and have the right to life.” - Kelsey R.


Why Colorado City Residents Want To See Abortion Outlawed in Their City

"Life is a miracle created by God, and abortion is murder!" - Matt H.


“Abortion violates my Christian beliefs. I believe it is damaging to the woman having the abortion and is murder of the child. I believe our city can provide women better more compassionate options than abortion.” - Kristin B.


“I don’t agree with it.” - Jessica W.


“Murder is a sin.” - Kaci R.


“Life begins at conception. Abortion is murder. I choose life.” - Jennifer H.