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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.
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.
“This is personal for me," Montez said. "From coming of age as a gay Latino kid in a rural Colorado town to lobbying my legislator for the passage of civil unions – and everything in between – I understand what LGBT equality means for Coloradans and our families.”
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 hurdle.