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N.M. governor says she won’t push for constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Gov. Susana Martinez (R-N.M.)
SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico governor Susana Martinez said Monday that she won’t push for a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage in New Mexico in the upcoming legislative session. [...]

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N.M. county continues issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Thursday, August 22, 2013
Shari Vialpando-Hill, Las Cruces Sun-News/APHappy newlyweds join hands at the Doña Ana County Government Center on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 after receiving their marriage licenses and wedding in Las Cruces, N.M. The married couples include, from left: Erin Haynes and spouse Cynthia Haynes of Los Lunas, N.M.; Rev. Vangie Chavez and spouse Traci Garcia of Albuquerque, N.M.; Richard Sunman and spouse Thom Hinks of Albuquerque, N.M.; and Judi Schultz and spouse June Damuth of Las Cruces, N.M.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Seven couples were waiting outside when the Dona Ana County courthouse opened Thursday and more from across New Mexico and Texas were expected to flock to the border town as the country clerk for a second day was granting marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. [...]

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N.M. governor repeats call for vote to ban same-sex marriage

Thursday, August 22, 2013
Gov. Susana Martinez (R-N.M.)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is reacting to a county clerk's office's issuing of marriage licenses to dozens of same-sex couples by repeating her call for a statewide vote on a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. [...]

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N.M. governor: AG was correct in not issuing opinion on same-sex marriage

Friday, June 7, 2013
Gov. Susana Martinez (R-N.M.)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gov. Susana Martinez says Attorney General Gary King was right in not issuing a formal opinion on whether same-sex marriage is legal in New Mexico and her office will not get involved in any challenges. [...]

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N.M. governor criticized for vetoing bill to assist partners of gay service members

Monday, April 8, 2013
Susana Martinez
SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is drawing criticism over her veto of legislation that would have required the state to expedite the occupational and professional licenses of domestic partners of gay military service members. [...]

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