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Gay Rights

Supporters of civil unions at the capitol in Denver on May 8, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Gay Marriage Could Be Big Voting Issue In Colorado

Since 2008, equal rights for same-sex couples — either through civil unions or gay marriage — has flared in a few of the most contested presidential states. The fight in Colorado has proved especially bitter.

05/19/2012

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GOP Kills Civil Unions In Colorado Special Session

Gay couples who watched as Colorado lawmakers rejected a civil unions measure are taking comfort in the bill sponsor’s mantra: It’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when civil unions become law.

05/14/2012

House Speaker Frank McNulty (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Measure Faces Likely Defeat

Colorado’s civil unions measure appears headed for certain defeat, as Republicans and Democrats are spending the first day of a special legislative session pointing fingers over the proposal to give same-sex couples the rights of married couples.

05/14/2012

Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Measure Faces Likely Defeat At State Capitol

Colorado’s civil unions measure appeared headed for certain defeat Monday, as Republicans and Democrats spent the first day of a special legislative session pointing fingers over the proposal to give same-sex couples the rights of married couples.

05/14/2012

State House representatives look up at citizens booing their decision Tuesday night. (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Bill Dies As Colorado Lawmakers Reach Impasse

Colorado lawmakers are set to wrap up their annual session Wednesday after one of their most heated issues – a civil unions proposal – died amid chants of “shame on you” from gay rights supporters the night before.

05/09/2012

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Gay Rights Group Pressuring Businesses

A gay rights group is trying to pressure businesses to sever links to organizations like Focus on the Family over allegations the organizations promote anti-gay hate groups.

08/18/2011

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