N.M. gay marriage decision sought

By | In The Media

James Monteleone, ABQ Journal June 28, 2013 A legal determination on same-sex marriage in New Mexico might be closer at hand. A state legislator on Thursday appealed to the state supreme court in an effort to bypass lower courts and asked the high court to consider the case of two Santa Fe men who sought but were denied a license…

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With new Legal Challenge, Gay Marriage Debate in New Mexico Heats Up

By | Civil Rights Advocacy, In The Media

Fernanda Santos, N.Y. Times, June 7, 2013 Under pressure from legislators and a vigorous campaign by religious and civil rights groups to legalize same-sex marriage in New Mexico, the state’s attourney general, Gary King, cautioned by city clerks on Thursday against issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples – but at the same time invited litigation, saying that the state’s statute…

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