Colorado Supreme Court
Gay couples seeking to strike Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban urged a federal judge Tuesday to overturn the law immediately and reject the state’s request to stay a ruling until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the matter.
The first gay couple denied a marriage license in Denver County on Friday said witnessing the rejection was an important civil rights lesson for their sons who accompanied them.
Colorado’s Supreme Court is ordering an end to gay marriages while the state’s ban against the unions remains in place.
Another round of legal wrangling over the future of gay marriage in Colorado is scheduled Tuesday in Denver, this time in federal court.
Colorado’s Republican attorney general said Monday that it’s only a matter of time until gay marriage is legal in his state, but he’ll continue to defend his state’s ban on the practice all the way to the state Supreme Court.
The Colorado Supreme Court has sided with open-government advocates in a case over records and court costs.
Supporters of ballot questions to give more control to local governments over fracking will be able to turn in signatures for six different measures after rulings from the Colorado Supreme Court.
Gun-control backers in Colorado have abandoned an effort to ask voters to ban concealed weapons on college campuses, saying the question had become a “political football.”
Colorado’s gay marriage ban appeared to be on thin ice Monday after a judge considering two lawsuits against the law pointed out that 15 other judges have recently struck down similar bans in other states.
The Colorado Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in cases that will determine the fate of 50 people who were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for crimes committed when they were children.