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Tag Archives: Amendment 43

Colorado, Oregon attorneys general strike opposite positions toward gay marriage suits

"My advice to the Colorado attorney general when it comes to marriage cases is: Don't defend the indefensible and waste taxpayers' money."...

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February 20, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix
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, The Mix

Quiet Republicans quash Colorado civil unions bill

During an emotional eight-hour hearing on same-sex civil unions at the capitol in Denver Thursday, a long list of witnesses on both sides of the issue told emotional stories of life as gay and transgender Americans. More than a few...

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April 1, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Troy Ard, College Republicans Chair, throws support behind Colorado civil unions bill

Openly gay Chairman of the Colorado Federation of College Republicans Troy Ard is lobbying colleagues and friends to support Senator Pat Steadman's same-sex civil unions bill making its way through the state legislature. Ard's support for the bill is...

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March 22, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Three: The number of Colorado Republican House members on record so far as favorable to passing civil unions bill

It's not exactly a tidal wave. But the three Republican members of the House who have gone on record as supportive of state Senator Pat Steadman's civil unions bill suggests Democratic House sponsor Mark Ferrandino is right to be confident...

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March 8, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Polis to co-sponsor bill overturning federal ban on same-sex marriage

Polis to co-sponsor bill overturning federal ban on same-sex marriage

Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis has signed on as a lead co-sponsor of legislation that will be introduced next week to repeal the Defense of […]...

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September 11, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Ferrandino: Court decision upholding California’s Prop 8 ‘a blip’ in progress

Ferrandino: Court decision upholding California’s Prop 8 ‘a blip’ in progress

A state lawmaker who has sponsored bills expanding civil rights for gay couples in Colorado said Tuesday afternoon he wasn't surprised California's Supreme Court upheld a ballot measure banning gay marriage but called the decision "a blip" in the...

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May 26, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Ferrandino applauds Iowa marriage ruling: ‘Equal rights for everyone’

Ferrandino applauds Iowa marriage ruling: ‘Equal rights for everyone’

Colorado state Rep. Mark Ferrandino praised the Iowa Supreme Court's ruling Friday that overturned a state law there banning same-sex marriage....

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April 3, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics
‘Personhood’ author inspires man to push for gay marriage amendment

‘Personhood’ author inspires man to push for gay marriage amendment

A 23-year-old Lakewood man who plans to meet with legislative staff Tuesday to review his proposed ballot measure to allow gay marriage in Colorado says he was inspired by 20-year-old Kristi Burton, who sponsored the controversial "personhood amendment"...

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February 10, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Big Money Raised in Colorado Over Gay Marriage Amendment

Big Money Raised in Colorado Over Gay Marriage Amendment

A new report from the non-partisan National Institute on Money in State Politics examines the money behind the 2006 state-level constitutional amendments banning gay marriage […]...

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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