The Denver Post interviewed nearly two dozen people in both parties about the death of civil unions. Most asked that their names not be used. In some cases, their stories matched; in others they clashed. The whole story of the behind-the-scenes maneuvering — who talked to the speaker, what was said and whether anything was promised — might never be known.
They’ll be back at the Capitol this morning, but it’s unclear if Colorado lawmakers will do anything different on the issue of civil unions during the special legislative session that begins today.
How do you think the issue of civil unions will play out at the Capitol?
As the clock ticks down on the Colorado legislative session, a civil-unions bill must be heard today by the House Appropriations Committee and then debated by the entire House in order to survive.
Do you think the House will vote on the bill before the session ends, or will the time run out? And if it runs out, who is to blame?