Colorado Lawmaker Pat Steadman To Sponsor Civil Unions For Gay Couples Bill (OnTop)
Colorado State Senator Pat Steadman has said he will introduce a bill that recognizes gay and lesbian couples with civil unions, the Denver Post reported.
The openly gay Steadman, 46, who has been partnered for over ten years says he believes Coloradans will support civil unions.
The lawmaker said he expects the Democrat-controlled Senate to approve the measure. But passage in the Republican-controlled House appears less likely.
“I think that kind of bill would be of concern with the vast majority of the members of our caucus,” House Speaker-elect Frank McNulty, a Republican, told the paper.
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