Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Colorado Senator Compares Homosexuality to Murder

Despite Colorado Sen. Scott Renfroe's offensive remarks that linked homosexuality to murder and said it was equal in offense, twisting scripture to support his argument in an institution that should be separate from religion, the Senate of Colorado saw past his homophobia and approved a domestic partnership bill.

The legislation would make it easier for unmarried couples in Colorado, including gays and lesbians, to make medical decisions for incapacitated partners and leave property to their partners.

The measure would apply to same and opposite-sex unmarried couples.

Hear Sen. Scott Renfroe's remarks:

Respond directly to the senator and his offensive remarks by filling out this oneline form from Progress Now Colorado.

But let's not forget those who supported us. Sen. Jennifer Viega (D), Colorado's first openly gay senator, immediately responsed to Sen. Renfroe, saying, “I will stand here today and tell you that God also created me, and the last time I checked, I am who I am,” she said.

Contact Sen. Viega and voice your continued support of her efforts:
Sen. Viega Website
Phone:(303) 866-4861

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