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Tag Archives: DOMA

Colorado on its last month defending marriage ban

Last night U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore ruled that Colorado's marriage ban is unconstitutional....

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July 24, 2014 Just In, LGBTQ

Another AG request for delay on marriage equality bites the dust

District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree issued an order this morning allowing Denver County Clerk Debra Johnson to continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses despite a request from Attorney General John Suthers for an emergency injunction that would have stopped her....

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July 14, 2014 In-Depth, LGBTQ

Ginsburg trolls Scalia: After Hobby Lobby, beware a flood of corporate faith

Ginsburg warned that the sweeping logic of the Hobby Lobby opinion will open the door for corporations to suddenly find all kinds of rules and regulations religiously offensive. Sound familiar? ...

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June 30, 2014 Just In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Tea Party victory elevates less hardline majority leader

California Rep. Kevin McCarthy rose as the likely successor to Cantor after Texas hardliners Pete Sessions and Jeb Hensarling bowed out....

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June 13, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

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

ELECTIONS 2014

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Chris Christie in Colorado to campaign for Bob Beauprez

  DENVER — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a tour of downtown Denver today with Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.  The pair stopped off at […]

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Belongings’

A two-year-old child survived by clinging to a ladder.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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