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Civil Unions

Rep. Mark Ferrandino on the Colorado House floor on March 11, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Clears Colorado Legislature, Heads To Governor

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.

03/12/2013

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

Colorado House Advances Civil Unions For Gay Couples

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.

03/11/2013

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Civil Unions Hold Promise For Fort Collins Couple

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.

03/09/2013

An image from a civil unions rally in May of 2012 (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Bill Takes Another Step In Colorado

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.

03/06/2013

Rep. Mark Ferrandino (credit: CBS)

Colorado Civil Unions Passes House Committee

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.

03/01/2013

The Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Colorado Senate Gives Final Approval To Civil Unions

Civil unions for same-sex Colorado couples have cleared the state Senate for a third and possibly final time.

02/11/2013

Debate over the civil union bill in the state Senate on Friday (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Move 1 Step Closer To Law In Colorado

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.

02/08/2013

The Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Gets Initial Nod In Colorado Senate

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.

02/08/2013

Kenneth Faried (credit: CBS)

Nuggets Star Kenneth Faried Shows Support For Civil Unions

Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried has gone public with his support for civil unions.

01/26/2013

An image from the rally (credit: CBS)

Civil Union Opposers Rally At The Capitol

The push to pass a civil unions bill brought a protest to the state Capitol on Friday.

01/26/2013

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