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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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New Colorado GOP group formed to press for civil unions

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (3 years ago)

By Jacob Combs As you may recall, we were very (very!) close to getting civil unions in Colorado last year until a party-line 6-5 vote in a state House committee killed the bill, which had already passed the Senate.  Yesterday, the ... Read Post

Civil union bill passes Colorado House panel

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (3 years ago)

By Jacob Combs Yesterday, the Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee voted 5-2 to advance a civil union bill to the Senate floor.  One Republican joined the committee’s four democrats to vote yes on the measure.  The bill is expected t... Read Post

Breaking: Civil unions bill advances out of Colorado House committee

LGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker (last year)

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

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