Civil Unions

7:47am

Fri April 1, 2011
Capitol Coverage

House Committee Kills Civil Unions Bill

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A bill that would have created civil unions in Colorado failed Thursday in the House judiciary committee on a party line vote. It was widely expected to die in the Republican-controlled committee, but proponents remained optimistic right up until the last vote was cast.

8:24am

Thu March 24, 2011
State Capitol

Civil Unions Legislation Initially Passes in Senate

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A bill to legalize civil unions in Colorado brought out emotional responses from lawmakers on the senate floor on Wednesday. The measure initially cleared the senate. Supporters at times choked back tears, while lawmakers opposed to the measure were largely silent.

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8:35am

Tue March 8, 2011
Politics

Civil Unions Bill Passes First Hurdle at State Capitol

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A bill that would create civil unions cleared its first hurdle in the state house on Monday. Supporters say it's a major step forward to create equal rights under the law for same sex couples. But opponents worry it would undermine the traditional family unit.

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4:24pm

Mon February 14, 2011
Politics

Lawmakers Introduce Civil Unions Measure

Bente Birkeland

A measure to create civil unions in Colorado has been introduced into at the State House. The Democratic sponsor says he has a broad coalition of support including a few Republican lawmakers.

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