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04/01/2011

Mountainous state, monotonous debate -- molehill slayed

by Jeremy Hooper

Co-civil-unionsAfter a lengthy day of passionate testimony, the six Republicans of the Colorado House Judiciary Committee managed to put the kibosh on a state civil unions bill. Denver Post has the dirty deets:

House panel kills bill on civil unions on 6-5 party-line vote [Denver Post]

So what sort of mindset was emboldened by this vote? Well, let's let our pals at Think Progress give you some insight into what, exactly, anti-LGBT witnesses (including the resoundingly discredited Paul Cameron) presented to the committee:


Colorado Republicans Block Civil Unions Bill As
Opponents Warn Of ‘AIDS Tax,’ End Of Times
[Wonk Room -TP]

Yep -- that certainly sounds like the end of civility to us!

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*SEE ALSO: Meet the six Colorado Republicans who killed the civil union bill [AKSARBENT]

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