Gay Marriage Could Be On CO. Ballots

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) -- A constitutional amendment to repeal Colorado's gay marriage ban and replace it with language saying marriage is allowed regardless of sex could be headed to 2012 ballot.

A state title board will review language next week to clear the proposal for ballots.

If approved, supporters would have to collect about 86,000 signatures to put the question to voters.

The proposal would reverse a 2006 amendment that said only a union of one man and one woman would be a valid marriage.

Earlier this year, a proposal to allow civil unions passed the Democratic State Senate but failed in the Republican House.

The new amendment is brought by a 19-year-old college student from Arvada who says he was inspired by the New York state marriage vote to seek change in Colorado.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by Dano Location: GJT on Jul 14, 2011 at 06:27 PM
    There you go Colorado, Monkey See, Monkey Do. By the way, I do not support anything gay and I pity the kids involved. If this offends you, GOOD, it was intended to.
    • reply
      by Anonymous on Jul 15, 2011 at 03:24 PM in reply to Dano
      so, I guess what you are saying is that you are a closet homosexual in denial??
KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 125570268 -
Gray Television, Inc.