Bisbee, Arizona Might Be First In The State To Legalize Civil Unions For Gay Couples | Talking Points Memo

BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) — A conservative Christian advocacy group says a former mining community-turned-artists’ haven in rural southern Arizona can’t legally recognize civil unions that would include same-sex couples.A letter from the Phoenix-based Center for Arizona Policy says an ordinance scheduled for a Tuesday night vote by the Bisbee City Council would violate the Arizona Constitution’s ban on same-sex marriage, and would be the subject of a costly legal fight.

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