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Civil unions bill passes Colorado Senate

By Jacob Combs As expected, the Colorado Senate last note approved a civil union bill with bipartisan support on a third and final vote of 23-12.  All 20 Democrats  voted for the legislation, joined by the chamber’s three female Republican Senators.  Although the state’s constitution prohibits marriage equality, the Colorado Civil Unions Act would provide [...]
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Civil Unions Act Passes Final Hurdle In Colorado Senate

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (3 years ago)

Despite some last minute lobbying by religious opponents, the Colorado Senate affirmed a third and final vote to approve a civil union law, just as expected. Passing 23-12 with bipartisan support, the Colorado Civil Unions Act exten... Read Post

Colorado Senate passes civil unions bill in final vote

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (2 years ago)

By Jacob Combs The Colorado Senate today passed a civil unions bill by a 21-14 vote, the Denver Post reports, with all of the chamber’s 20 Democrats and Republican Ellen Roberts of Durango voting in favor of the measure.  This final... Read Post

Colorado Senate Approves Civil Union Bill in 21-14 Vote; Final Approval Expected Monday

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (2 years ago)

Friday afternoon the Colorado Senate voted 21-14 to approve SB-11, the Colorado Civil Union Act, in the second of three votes. Republican Senator Ellen Roberts joined all the Democrats to give the bill bipartisan support. Said Brad ... Read Post

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