The Associated Press: Arizona town approves same-sex civil unions

BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) — City Council members in the southern Arizona town of Bisbee have passed an ordinance that recognizes civil unions for same-sex couples, giving the couples the same rights as married couples.

The Sierra Vista Herald reports that Tuesday night’s 5-2 vote in the former mining community-turned-artists’ haven followed an emotional three hour hearing that was attended by more than 100 people.

via The Associated Press: Arizona town approves same-sex civil unions.

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