Thursday, December 19, 2013

New Mexico Becomes The 17th State To Legalize Gay Marriage

Posted By on Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 5:30 PM

shutterstock_126438692.jpg
  • Photo from shutterstock.com

Today marks another win for civil equality and humanity.

New Mexico is officially the 17th state plus the District of Columbia to allow same sex marriage. The New Mexico Supreme Court declared it is unconstitutional to deny a marriage license to gay and lesbian couples. There were eight counties issuing marriage licenses before the law was ratified, according to AP.

Former NM Governor Gary Johnson celebrated the news on Twitter:


Over/under on when Arizona legalizes same sex marriage? How long did it take for the state to recognize Martian Luther King Jr. Day? Place your bets in the comment section below.

(Thanks to CNN)

Tags: , , , ,

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Today | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun
Burlesque Fitness

Burlesque Fitness @ Floor Polish

Mondays, Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Tucson's 242nd Birthday Celebration

Tucson's Birthday Celebration. This year the event continues to grow as a family-friendly informative and food tasting… More

@ Presidio San Agustín de Tucsón Mon., Aug. 21, 5:30 p.m. 196 N. Court Avenue

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Ally Miller Chickens Out: Under Fire for 'White Pride' Comments, Supervisor Skips Today's Board Meeting (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Bernie Needs a Home (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. San Antonio's Pre-K Program (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. HOCO Fest 2017 Countdown: Mexican Institute of Sound (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. In the Flesh: Tucson's March Against White Supremacy (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation