Egolf asks court to speed up handling gay marriages

By | In The Media

Brian Massey, ABQ Journal Aug 21, 2013 SANTAFE– A same-sex couple from Santa Fe have asked the New Mexico Supreme Court to streamline the handling of lawsuits seeking to legalize gay marriage in the state. Rep. Brian Egolf, a Santa Fe Democrat and lawyer for the couple, said Tuesday that the goal is to get a quick lower court decision…

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SFPD rape investigation continues

By | In The Media

KOAT 7 Aug 21, 2013 A criminal investigation is underway, according to New Mexico State Police. No information is being released at this time. State police and the district attorney will decide of the officer will be class charged with raping a 31-year-old fellow officer. The police chief has decided the accused officer cannot come back to work at this…

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Resolution on gay marriage approved

By | In The Media

Kiera Hay, ABQ Journal July 31, 2013 The Santa Fe county commission, with near unanimous support, approved a resolution Tuesday, that supports both marriage equality in New Mexico and a recent decision by a Santa Fe county clerk to deny two men a marriage license… Click here to read the full article.

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N.M. gay marriage decision sought

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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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