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Colo. gay lawmakers want same-sex marriage ban overturned immediately

| Saturday, July 5, 2014
Sen. Pat Steadman is one of five openly gay lawmakers in Colorado.
DENVER -- Saying further delays are pointless, gay lawmakers Thursday called for Colorado's same-sex marriage ban to be declared unconstitutional and for such a ruling to be effective immediately. The lawmakers made the comments a day after Republican Attorney General John Suthers' asked a federal court in Denver for an injunction declaring Colorado's...

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Colorado officials ask court to declare same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

| Thursday, July 3, 2014
Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.)
DENVER -- Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican Attorney General John Suthers asked a federal court Wednesday to issue an injunction declaring Colorado's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. But they want the court to delay implementation of the ruling until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the issue. The filing highlights...

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Colo. Gov. John Hickenlooper announces his support for marriage equality

| Tuesday, March 4, 2014
APGov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.)
DENVER -- Gov. John Hickenlooper has, for the first time publicly, announced his support for same-sex marriage.

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Colo. governor signs bill allowing joint tax-filing for married same-sex couples

| Thursday, February 27, 2014
Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.)
DENVER -- Colorado gay couples who are married in another state and in a civil union in Colorado can now file joint state tax returns.

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Colorado governor signs same-sex civil unions bill into law

NIC GARCIA | Out Front Colorado | Thursday, March 21, 2013
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DENVER — A bill that would legalize civil unions for gay couples in Colorado was signed into law on Thursday, less than a year after the proposal was blocked in the House by Republicans who opposed it.

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Colorado governor to sign same-sex civil unions bill into law Thursday

| Thursday, March 21, 2013
Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.)
DENVER — Civil unions for gay couples in Colorado will be signed into law Thursday, less than a year after the proposal was blocked in the House by Republicans who opposed it.

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Colorado governor calls for passage of same-sex civil unions bill

| Friday, January 11, 2013
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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, in his third State of the State address, called for civil union legislation to be passed this year.

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Colorado governor to call special session for Assembly to resolve civil union measure

| Thursday, May 10, 2012
John Hickenlooper
DENVER -- The Governor of Colorado on Wednesday said he’ll call the state General Assembly to a special session to take up the unresolved issue of the Colorado Civil Union Act.

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Colorado Governor: The time has come for same-sex civil unions

| Friday, January 13, 2012
John Hickenlooper
DENVER -- Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday told lawmakers the time has come to allow same-sex couples to form civil unions here. Hickenlooper, addressing a joint session of the Colorado General Assembly, said in his State of the State address Colorado believes in equal rights.

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