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Breaking: Colorado House committee kills civil unions bill in special session

By Jacob Combs By a party-line 5-4 vote, Republican members of the Colorado House of Representatives State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee voted tonight to kill a civil unions bill during a special legislative session.  Although the bill passed three Republican-led committees with bipartisan support and was guaranteed passage in the full House had it [...]
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Civil unions bill clears Colorado House legislature

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

By Jacob Combs Colorado state seal An under-the-radar news story from yesterday evening: the Colorado House Judiciary Committee voted 8-3 to advance a civil unions bill that has already passed the state Senate.  One Republican, Caro... Read Post

Breaking: Civil unions bill advances out of Colorado House committee

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

By Jacob Combs The Colorado House Appropriations Committee voted this morning 9-4 to advance a proposed civil unions bill, according to ThinkProgress. One Republican representative, Cheri Gerou, voted in favor of the bill.  Gerou wa... Read Post

Idaho House Committee Kills 'Add the Words' LGBT Non-Discrimination Bill

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (14 hours ago)

(twitter) Idaho's House State Affairs Committee has voted 13-4 along party lines to defeat a bill that would have added "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to the state's Human Rights Act. The Idaho Statesman reports: "We hav... Read Post


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