Domestic registry: What others are saying

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT

The Columbia City Council unanimously approved the creation of a domestic registry at its Monday night meeting. The registry would give unmarried couples a legal way to document their relationship to hospitals and employers, among others. Here's what others are saying and doing about domestic registries:

Cleveland Plain Dealer column:  Regina Brett: Domestic registry is about civil rights

Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Domestic-partner bill blocked

The Wall Street Journal column: Michael Judge Says the State Should Recognize Our Choice of Partner, Gay or Straight

KJZZ Arizona News:  Phoenix debuts domestic registry

Columbia Daily Tribune:  City mulls partner registry by Sara Semelka

Kansas City Office of the City Clerk:  The Domestic Partner Registry of the City of Kansas City

WUWM, Milwaukee Wis.:  Domestic Partner Plan in Proposed State Budget by Marti Mikkelson

Lawrence Journal-World: Domestic partners mark registry’s first anniversary




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