Civil Unions in Arizona
Last night the City Council of Bisbee, Arizona voted 5-2 to begin issuing Civil Union certificates to same-sex couples. While valid only within City Limits this is still a big deal for Arizona.
In a 5-2 decision, the Bisbee City Council defied a warning by Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and approved same-sex civil unions Tuesday night.
The vote followed an emotional three hour hearing attended by more than 100 people who packed the council chambers, representing local churches and gay rights organizations
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