In Marchthe New Mexico Legislature passed a bill within both houses unanimously House vote and Senate vote to codify same-sex marriage legislation. Archived from the original on March 3, August 26, Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion.
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Now lets move on to other things. Download as PDF Printable version. Clearly, the marriage license in State statute has not been updated since Washington Blade. Ringside Seat.
Democracy for New Mexico. The New Mexico Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in the state Thursday, declaring in a ruling that it is unconstitutional to deny a marriage license to gay and lesbian couples. Interestingly, the Hawaii legislature defined marriage a few weeks ago, and it included same sex marriage as part of that definition.
On September 5,the Association of Counties petitioned New Mexico's Supreme Court for a "writ of superintending control", a legal measure which would "create a definitive—and uniform—legal opinion for clerks across the state to rely on rather than waiting for possibly lengthy appeals out of several counties" raised at the District Court level.
Eight of the state's 33 counties started issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in August, when a county clerk in southern New Mexico independently decided to allow the unions. Retrieved September 9, Subscriber Sign In or Register
I think that has been tried several times. The issue came to a head in New Mexico this year, when same-sex couples in Las Cruces, Bernalillo and Santa Fe counties asked county clerks to issue marriage licenses. View 17 comments.