Tim Gill has contributed $25,000 to
Fight Back Colorado, the nascent independent expenditure committee –
also known as a Super PAC – targeting Colorado lawmakers opposed to
According to The
Denver Post, Gill's donation was matched by One Colorado, the
state's largest gay rights advocate.
Gill, a former computer software
entrepreneur, married his husband Scott Miller in Massachusetts in
2009. The couple lives in Denver.
A civil unions bill widely opposed by
Republican leaders in the House died on the House floor when
an impasse on the measure as the 2012 legislative session came to
an end. It died
a second time in committee in May during a special session called
for by the governor.
Fight Back Colorado registered with the
state last month and has yet to declare any expenditures through the
end of June.
While the committee by law must
disclose which candidates it will advocate for or against, Fight Back
Colorado has yet to release a target list. Expected to be targeted
by the group is House Speaker Frank McNulty, who assigned the civil
unions bill to a “kill” committee.