Civil Unions

Gov. John Hickenlooper gives Colorado  House Speaker Mark Ferrandino a high five after signing the civil unions bill into law in March. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Civil Union Ceremonies Begin After Midnight

Midnight ceremonies are planned in Denver and Boulder after civil unions in Colorado become legal.

04/30/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Last Sprint In Colorado Session Includes Big Issues

Colorado lawmakers still face several weighty pieces of legislation in the final weeks of the session, including how to regulate a now legal marijuana industry and an overhaul of the state’s system to fund public schools.

04/22/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper gives Colorado  House Speaker Mark Ferrandino a high five after signing the civil unions bill into law in March. (credit: CBS)

Supreme Court Case Could Complicate Colorado’s Civil Unions Law

This week the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether two laws banning same sex marriage are legal. It comes less than a week after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a civil unions bill in Colorado.

03/25/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper gives Colorado  House Speaker Mark Ferrandino a high five after signing the civil unions bill into law in March. (credit: CBS)

Gay Marriage: GOP Ready to Cry Uncle and Cash In?

The societal sea change on the issue of gay marriage is at a significant point. Even the GOP is looking to change on the issue and cash in on their new stance.

03/24/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper gives Colorado  House Speaker Mark Ferrandino a high five after signing the civil unions bill into law in March. (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Signed Into Law In Colorado

Civil unions for gay couples got the governor’s signature in Colorado on Thursday, punctuating a dramatic turnaround in a state where voters banned same-sex marriage in 2006 and restricted protections for gays two decades ago.

03/21/2013

The Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

What Will State Dems Reap in 2014?

With the speed and progress that state lawmakers are making in this legislative session, some are wondering how this may affect the 2014 election.

03/18/2013

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

(credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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

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