Postedon Mar 20, 2013 at 03:45 pm
Yesterday in Santa Fe, NM, the mayor and city councilor announced that they would sponsor a resolution recognizing that same-sex couples can legally marry in the state of New Mexico and that county clerks should begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Postedon Feb 07, 2013 at 03:30 pm
Today, legislative leaders from Indiana's House and Senate announced that they would not vote in 2013 on an anti-gay constitutional amendment that proposes to permanently limit the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. The move is the latest example of states in nearly every region of the country taking steps forward rather than backward on the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jan 05, 2011 at 03:00 pm
Attorney General Gary King says out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples will likely be valid in New Mexico.
Postedon Feb 02, 2010 at 12:21 pm
February 2, 2010
Supporters of a New Mexico domestic partnership bill rallied at the State Capitol Monday in an attempt to win over legislators who are undecided on the issue. The bill passed in the House of Representatives in 2009, failing in the Senate by only a handful of votes. [Link] See video below:
Postedon Dec 18, 2009 at 10:54 am
December 16, 2009
A proposed anti-gay constitutional amendment has been pre-filed in the New Mexico Legislature for the 2010 session. Previous anti-gay legislation attempts have died in the New Mexico legislative process. [Link]
Postedon Sep 30, 2009 at 11:58 am
September 29, 2009
Gov. Bill Richardson (D-N.M.) will try again to get the New Mexico Legislature to pass a bill establishing domestic partnerships. Equality New Mexico says the fate of the bill is "contingent on a successful conversation with the Catholic Church." [Link]
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Postedon Feb 03, 2009 at 10:56 am
February 3, 2009
A New Mexico domestic partnerships bill failed in the state's Senate Judiciary Committee on a tie vote Monday. The bill "technically remains alive," and Gov. Bill Richardson says he will work to get it passed. [Link]