Civil unions for gay couples was a rallying cry for Democrats who took control of the Colorado House in last year’s elections and vowed an early vote on the proposal. They kept their promise Tuesday.
The Colorado House advanced a bill granting civil unions for gay couples after a debate that started with Democratic House Speaker Mark Ferrandino telling colleagues that the measure is about family, love, and equality under the law.
Tim Sagen and Ken Hoole woke up together May 8, 2012, in the bed they’ve shared for more than four decades expecting that Colorado would stand on the doorstep of legally recognizing their love before they slept again.
A bill granting civil unions for gay couples in Colorado has taken another step in the state Legislature as it nears a final debate on the House floor.
Civil unions for gay couples advanced a Colorado House committee Thursday, with one Republican becoming emotional as she joined Democrats in voting yes for a bill that’s expected to become law this year.
Civil unions for same-sex Colorado couples have cleared the state Senate for a third and possibly final time.
Civil unions are one step closer to law in Colorado as the bill moves forward in the state Senate where lawmakers took their first vote today. But it wasn’t without some debate.
Civil unions for gay couples moved forward in the Colorado Senate Friday, legislation that is all but certain to become law as some Republicans raise concern about religious freedoms.
Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried has gone public with his support for civil unions.
The push to pass a civil unions bill brought a protest to the state Capitol on Friday.