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Tag Archives: DOMA

Colorado gay rights campaign tapping into fast-growing support

OneColorado announced some of the leaders lining up behind its Why Marriage Matters campaign, including relatively high-profile figures such as Denver Rep. Rhonda Fields and former Speaker of the House Terrance Carroll. ...

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March 21, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Colorado bill would allow gay couples to file joint federal tax returns

Steadman said the bill is a logical and practical response to the repeal of the federal Defense of Marriage Act this summer....

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January 14, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

The Path to Marriage Equality in Colorado: Having a Responsible Statewide Conversation

Six months ago, when I left my job as a speechwriter in D.C. and headed west to join the staff of One Colorado, I had the feeling I was about to become part of something big....

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October 9, 2013 Civil Rights, Howl, LGBTQ, The Blogs
U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Defense of Marriage Act, Passes on Prop 8

U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Defense of Marriage Act, Passes on Prop 8

The federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was overturned and California’s Proposition 8 passed back to the state in two Supreme Court decisions issued today....

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June 26, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, LGBTQ
AUDIO: NOM pledges to make Starbucks “pay” for support of marriage equality

AUDIO: NOM pledges to make Starbucks “pay” for support of marriage equality

National Organization for Marriage is pledging to continue its efforts to ensure that companies that back same-sex marriage pay a “price” in Middle Eastern countries that are hostile to gay rights....

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November 9, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
House committee uses Regnerus parenting study to defend DOMA

House committee uses Regnerus parenting study to defend DOMA

A Republican-controlled congressional body this week used a controversial new parenting study to argue that the Defense of Marriage Act is constitutional....

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July 20, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Disputed parenting study introduced in court case challenging DOMA

Disputed parenting study introduced in court case challenging DOMA

Just one day after the results of a controversial parenting study were released to the public, the research was used – and misrepresented – in a federal court brief defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act....

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July 17, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics
Fed court ruling in DOMA case a victory for states’ rights

Fed court ruling in DOMA case a victory for states’ rights

A unanimous federal appeals court ruling issued in Boston today found the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional in that it discriminates against same-sex couples. The ruling is a victory for the Obama administration and supporters of both gay...

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May 31, 2012 Center Well, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado civil unions battle a heated all-Republican affair

Colorado civil unions battle a heated all-Republican affair

DENVER-- At a state Senate committee hearing on a same-sex civil unions bill held here Wednesday, a series of witnesses battered Republican lawmakers opposed to the bill, suggesting they were confused in their ideology, nonstrategic in their thinking...

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February 21, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
DOMA repeal passes out of committee

DOMA repeal passes out of committee

The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced by a party-line vote Thursday legislation that would repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act. ...

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November 10, 2011 LGBTQ

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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At 87, and not the work of a firing squad

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday at 87. Cancer.

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