Saturday, July 23, 2005

Oregon gay civil unions bill gutted by House leaders

Oregon House Republican leaders, seeking to ensure the demise of a Senate-passed civil unions bill for same-sex couples, gutted the measure and replaced it with a "reciprocal benefits" alternative. House Speaker Karen Minnis previously said she had no intention of allowing a House vote on the Senate bill to open up to same-sex couples hundreds of benefits only available to married couples.  View more.... [Date: 22-Jul-05 ]

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