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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.
State Sen. Jessie Ulibarri, D-Adams County, is sponsoring a bill to find alternatives to the use of so-called administrative segregation for prisoners who have been diagnosed with one of a wide array of serious psychological disorders.
Denver legislators Sen. Pat Steadman and Rep. Mark Ferrandino saw their bill challenged by faith-based opponents of same-sex civil unions Monday, with some calling for tough love to bring those who had entered into sin back into the fold.