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NM judge orders Santa Fe to issue same sex marriage licenses

Timothy Kincaid

August 23rd, 2013

WaPo:

District Judge Sarah Singleton issued the order late Thursday to Santa Fe County Clerk Geraldine Salazar in a lawsuit filed by two Santa Fe men. It represents the first time a New Mexico judge has ruled that gay and lesbian couples can be married, said state Rep. Brian Egolf, a lawyer representing the couple.

Singleton said Salazar must grant the marriage licenses or appear in court Sept. 26 to tell her why that shouldn’t occur. Salazar didn’t immediately return a telephone call from The Associated Press.

Should Salazar comply, Santa Fe County will join Doña Ana County, where the County Clerk yesterday began issuing licenses to same sex couples.

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August 23rd, 2013 | LINK

The SFe County Clerk started issuing same-sex marriage licences the afternoon of August 23, 2013 according to an email from the NM ACLU.

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