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At gay-rights event, GOP Rep. Nikkel speaks on battling bigotry to advance civil unions

At gay-rights event, GOP Rep. Nikkel speaks on battling bigotry to advance civil unions

Colorado state Representative B.J. Nikkel, R-Loveland, this weekend said the experience of bigotry and intimidation she experienced last spring during the debate over a same-sex civil unions bill has strengthened her position in support of the bill. She said that,...

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August 29, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Pressure mounts on Republican opponents of Colorado civil unions bill

Pressure mounts on Republican opponents of Colorado civil unions bill

As the special session of the Colorado legislature launches today centered around gay-rights civil unions legislation, national media outlets are circulating a memo written by a high-profile Republican pollster advising GOP candidates and operatives to embrace equal rights for...

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May 14, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics
Nikkel: Legislature right place to weigh civil unions

Nikkel: Legislature right place to weigh civil unions

Conservative Rep. B.J. Nikkel, R-Loveland, voted to advance a state civil unions bill that would recognize same-sex partnerships last week in large part because she had come to believe the legislature, not the ballot box, was the best place to...

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May 8, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
Sen. Spence makes conservative case for Colorado civil unions bill

Sen. Spence makes conservative case for Colorado civil unions bill

A bipartisan majority of the Colorado Senate on Wednesday passed a civil unions bill that would grant legal recognition to same-sex couples. Senator Nancy Spence from Centennial, one of the Republicans who voted in favor of the bill, argued that...

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April 26, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

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Digital Media, Digital Citizens: A Community Conversation with Seth Geiger

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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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