Colo. civil unions bill could revive in special session

Denver, Colo., May 10, 2012 / 02:01 am (CNA).- A proposal to create civil unions died in the Colorado House on May 8 in the contentious final days of the legislative session, but the issue could revive because Gov. John Hickenlooper has called for a special session to address the bill. The bill had died in the House Judiciary Committee in 2011. Opponents thought it would stall again in 2012, but one Republican legislator on the committee voted to advance the bill for a full House vote. On … [Read more...]

Santorum endorses Romney after meeting on key issues

Washington D.C., May 10, 2012 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum has formally endorsed Mitt Romney for president, voicing confidence in Romney’s stance on key issues such as marriage and family. Santorum said it's clear Romney “understands that having pro-family initiatives are not only the morally and economically right thing to do, but that the family is the basic building block of our society and must be preserved.” The endorsement was announced on May 8, s … [Read more...]