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“We are a mixture of people, races and sexual orientation,” Pat George of Camp Verde told the Town council. “Marriage isn’t the answer to everything. Bigotry and hatred are the problem.” VVN/Bill Helm

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Civil unions rejected by Camp Verde council

There will be no civil unions in Camp Verde.Not now. Not soon. Maybe not at all.At Wednesday's regular session, the council voted 3-3 against Town staff preparing an ordinance to recognize civil unions. Without a majority of four, any vote - even a majority - is a defeat.