It’s been 13 years since Colorado passed the horribly intolerant (and unconstitutional) Amendment 2, forbidding anti-discrimination protection for the GBLT community. Since the US Supreme Court struck down this amendment, there’s been attempts to grant anti-discrimination protection for homosexuals. Every time this issue comes up for a vote, though, it gets voted down.
‘Until you have that in your family and it affects you directly, don’t be talking about ‘abomination,’ because I don’t believe that’s true,’ Sen. Abel Tapia said.
He was responding to Sen. Ron Teck, R-Grand Junction, who said the bill could force his family ‘to accept an abomination.’
The Senate backed the measure (Senate Bill 28) on a voice vote.
It would have to pass a second vote in the Senate before it could move to the House.