New Mexico Supreme Court Affirms Same-Sex Marriage Legal In New Mexico
IT’S OFFICIAL! This news just broke: The New Mexico Supreme Court affirms that New Mexico’s state constitution affirms the right to marry for same-sex couples!
“We hold that the State of New Mexico is constitutionally required to allow same-gender couples to marry and must extend to them the rights, protections, and responsibilities that derive from civil marriage under New Mexico law” – Justice Chavez, New Mexico Supreme Court, December 19, 2013
New Mexico now joins sixteen other states that approve legal same-sex marriage while thirty three states still ban it.