Results tagged “civil union” from Last Word

"The government does not need to recognize the rights of same-sex couples in an official way. Gays chose what they want to be, and the government needs to respond but doesn’t need to recognize them." Uri Ariel, Israeli Construction and Housing Minister, responding to a question on Meet the Press on Israel’s Channel 2 regarding a bill that would ... [Read]

English: Andy Murray, Australian Open 2010 Quarterfinals. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   “I would hope there are no issues on the tour. You know, there have to be some players who are probably gay but I don’t think other players have any issues with it.” -- British tennis player Andy Murray, ranked No. 2 in the world, responds to a ... [Read]

Civil unions begin in Colorado

Posted by Will O'Bryan
May 1, 2013 11:01 AM |
"Our commitment doesn't change, but we will have a burden lifted off our shoulders. Loving and committed couples need legal protections." Anna Simon, who with her partner, Fran Simon, was the first to receive a Colorado civil union certificate, at 12:02 a.m. today, Denver time, one minute after the law took effect. (Associated Press)   ... [Read]