Meet Colorado’s First Same-Sex Couple To Get A Civil Union

Fran and Anna Simon had their civil union licensed in Denver at 12:02 a.m. local time Wednesday. A state constitutional amendment adopted in 2006 bans same-sex couples in Colorado from marriage. posted on

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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Conducted A Civil Union Ceremony For The Simons:

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