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Tag Archives: Pat Steadman

Shock: Tancredo, your weekly Littwin leader, doesn’t play well with others

Ace reporter Lynn Bartels asked each of the four Republican candidates to name a Democratic state legislator he admired. Guess which candidate couldn't name a single one?...

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June 10, 2014 Elections 2014, Littwin, Politics, The Beats

Gay-rights groups, supporters launch Colorado ‘Marriage Matters’ campaign

"People come into my office to get married. It's a happy office. There are a lot of benefits that come with state-sanctioned marriage. I think everyone has an equal right to those benefits."...

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March 3, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Governor’s race ‘frontrunner’ follies

It has not been a good few days for Scott Gessler and Tom Tancredo, the Debate Dodging Duo and alleged frontrunners for the GOP gubernatorial nomination....

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February 21, 2014 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

MLK-inspired Senate civil rights debate marked by 21st-century disconnect

It was the day after Martin Luther King Day. "You will not redefine marriage, and strike marriage, and strike the terms 'husband' and 'wife' from statue," said Senator Ted Harvey, a Highlands Ranch Republican. ...

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January 23, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, Uncategorized

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

Gay marriage: No, Colorado is not the next New Mexico

DENVER -- Gay rights supporters in Colorado are applauding the New Mexico Supreme Court ruling that affirmed the right of same-sex couples to marry in the state, celebrating the unanimous decision as yet another in a cascade of similar developments....

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December 19, 2013 Civil Rights, In-Depth, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

The Flip Side: Recall redux

As a coordinator for the final ground game in the effort to recall state Senate President John Morse, the leader of the gun-control effort, I organized a rally a week before the recall election for Colorado sheriffs who opposed the...

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December 18, 2013 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Gay marriage: No, Colorado is not the next New Jersey

DENVER -- New Jersey moved from same-sex civil unions to gay marriage in a flash. It will be a longer road for Colorado. A 2006 amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage stands in the road like a high...

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October 23, 2013 Civil Rights, In-Depth, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats
Colorado civil unions battle reanimated old-school Christian right

Colorado civil unions battle reanimated old-school Christian right

DENVER-- Opposition to a gay-rights civil union bill defeated here last month was directed in large part by Colorado Springs-based evangelical empire Focus on the Family and the Colorado Catholic Conference. The Christian-right campaign, however, also reenergized a leading anti-gay...

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June 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Bigfooting, boozing, tweeting: A progressive Colorado legislative scorecard

Bigfooting, boozing, tweeting: A progressive Colorado legislative scorecard

DENVER — Colorado's 2012 Legislature may not have achieved greatness. It may not have risen above partisan divide to solve complex problems and unify a state. It may not have addressed the state's economic malaise or found a way to...

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May 24, 2012 Center Well, Health, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories

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News Poem: ‘Belongings’

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

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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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