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Conservative blogger calls on Renfroe to resign over ‘bigoted’ remarks; Colorado...

Conservative blogger and columnist Ari Armstrong says state Sen. Scott Renfroe should resign and calls on the state GOP to "publicly condemn" the Greeley Republican for his remarks comparing homosexuality to murder during a debate over a bill to extend health benefits to same-sex partners of state employees. "It's the right thing to do," Armstrong writes in his FreeColorado.com blog, "and it's also the prudent political move, if the GOP wishes to be taken seriously as a political force in Colorado."

Gay rights group slams Renfroe for comparing homosexuality to murder

A prominent national gay rights organization on Tuesday blasted Colorado state Sen. Scott Renfroe for comparing homosexuality to murder when he spoke Monday against a bill that would extend health benefits to same-sex domestic partners of state employees.

Same-sex benefits poised for Aurora decision after initial state Senate OK

After numerous delays, the Aurora City Council will debate, on Monday, whether to offer insurance benefits to same-sex partners of city employees. This comes just after the Colorado State Senate gave initial approval to a bill that would do the same for state employees. The Colorado Independent will be live-blogging the Aurora decision starting at 7:30 p.m.

Renfroe bill to require police notification over abuse at youth facilities

State Sen. Scott Renfroe reportedly plans to sponsor a bill that would require youth detention facilities to notify local police when allegations of abuse or assault are reported. The Greeley Republican was quoted in the Greeley Tribune and by Fox News as citing two recent cases of abuse in a Weld County facility. But allegations of abuse have been far from limited to just that facility in recent years.
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