National Press Club

Democratic presidential primary candidate and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to outline plan to expand access to birth control

June 12, 2019 | By Charles F. Porcari | chuckporcari@gmail.com

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to speak June 13 in the First Amendment Lounge.

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to speak June 13 in the First Amendment Lounge.

As state-led efforts to restrict abortion draw controversy, Democratic presidential candidate and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will explain his state's approach to curbing both abortion and teen pregnancies at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker event on Thursday, June 13, at 10:45 a.m. in the First Amendment Lounge.

The Colorado Family Planning Initiative helped reduce the both the rate of teen pregnancies and abortion by nearly 50%. The state-administered program was funded by private donations.

The news conference is open to credentialed media and Club members, however Registration is required.

The National Press Club is located on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building at 529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Upcoming Club Headliners:

June 24 – Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper

June 24 - Mark Bowden, author of "The Last Stone"

June 26 – New York Times Senior Economic Correspondent Neil Irwin