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03/19/2013

We already have our tenth marriage equality state?

by Jeremy Hooper

The Washington Blade's Chris Johnson brings us this intriguing report:

City officials in Sante Fe are asserting that same-sex marriage is already legal in New Mexico and are encouraging county clerks in the state to offer marriage licenses to gay couples.

Santa Fe Mayor David Coss, Councilor Patti Bushee and City Attorney Geno Zamora have unveiled two documents laying out their case and proposing action on behalf on same-sex couples seeking to marry: a legal document and a proposed resolution for the city council.

Santa Fe officials say marriage equality legal in N.M. [Wash Blade]

New Mexico has always been an anomaly on the map, with the law essentially silent. Might this hold? Will New Mexico become the next destination wedding locale? Will this Rent song….

…be stuck in my head the rest of the day?

Answers to come, hopefully.

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