Cottonwood Town Council members approved the motion 6-1 Tuesday night. Jerome, Sedona, Bisbee and Tucson have already passed similar ordinances. Jesse Dowling made the motion to approve the civil unions ordinance and said, “I was the first to give the dissenting voter a great big hug. “You can have different views and still get along and care for on another,” Dowling said.
We think it’s time for Phoenix to throw its weight behind this thing. It’s becoming a movement, and the support of Arizona’s largest city could move it forward a lot.