Civil Unions


Thu September 13, 2012

Failure of Civil Unions Could Impact State House Races

Kirk Siegler
  • Bente Birkeland reports from the state capitol for Morning Edition

A statewide gay rights advocacy group wants to use the failure of a civil unions measure last legislative session to flip control at the Colorado statehouse.

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Tue May 29, 2012

Hickenlooper Reflects on Special Session, Civil Unions

Governor John Hickenlooper
  • Bente Birkeland speaks with John Hickenlooper


Wed May 16, 2012

Lawmakers Wrap Up Special Legislative Session

Colorado lawmakers have wrapped up a special session of the state legislature called by the Governor mostly to deal with a stalled civil unions bill.

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Tue May 15, 2012

Civil Unions Fight Over, Tensions Remain

KUNC File Photo

At the state capitol, tensions between Democrats and Republicans meeting for a special session remains high following the defeat of a civil unions bill and a measure that would have asked voters to officially remove an anti-gay discrimination clause in the state constitution.

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Mon May 14, 2012

Civil Unions Likely to Influence Voting in November

Monday’s 5 to 4 party-line vote on civil unions in the State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee may end the discussion for now, but the political ramifications will likely extend to the polls this November.

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