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Civil unions debate possible in CO Senate

A same-sex civil unions bill expected before the Colorado Senate has both sides ready for a long debate. The measure has already cleared a committee and was scheduled for debate by the full chamber Wednesday. Both sides expected a long floor debate, though legislators could delay the debate if they wish. The bill would allow… Continue Reading Civil unions debate possible in CO Senate

A Colorado proposal to allow civil unions for same-sex couples got its first approval Monday, triggering applause and cheers from dozens of people who waited nearly four hours for the vote. The 6-3 Senate committee approval means the bill is one step close to reaching the House, where even Democrats who back the bill concede… Continue Reading Colo. lawmakers give initial OK to civil unions

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The Colorado General Assembly is considering a civil union bill that will grant gay couples the same rights and protections that married couples have. Senate Bill 172 is being heard in committee today, and is expected to pass committee, as well as the Democrat-controlled Senate. Its fate in the House of Representatives, controlled by Republicans,… Continue Reading Civil union bill to be heard in committee today

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