"There's many opportunities to make this a better state, and I don't see how the Olympics fit into that," said former Gov. Dick Lamm.
Former Governor Dick Lamm, who sponsored the legislation, says the emotional debate over the abortion issue has remained the same since 1967, but the differences then were less political and more religious than they are now.
Colorado was the first state to significantly loosen 1960s restrictions on legal abortions, six years before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide.
Boston pulled a bid for the 2024 summer games at the last minute. Other cities aren't rushing to host, either.