If the Cottonwood Council chambers was "packed' for the first reading of a civil unions provision ordinance Dec. 3, the house was "jam-packed' Tuesday for the final reading. People were standing in the aisles or sitting on the floor, waiting to speak.
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Supporters for civil unions for same-sex relationships applaud right after the Cottonwood City Council approved a civil unions ordinance on Tuesday, Dec. 17, in a packed council chambers in Cottonwood. Jerome, Sedona, Bisbee and Tucson have passed similar ordinances. The vote came after more than an hour of comments and discussion.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013