Thursday, December 19, 2013

New Mexico Legalizes Same Sex Marriage!

Woot woot! New Mexico is joining the growing number of states legalizing marriage equality after a judge declares laws preventing homosexuals from marrying unconstitutional.

"Accordingly, New Mexico may neither constitutionally deny same-gender couples the right to marry nor deprive them of the rights, protections and responsibilities of marriage laws, unless the proponents of the legislation — the opponents of same-gender marriage — prove that the discrimination caused by the legislation is 'substantially related to an important government interest,'"
- Justice Edward L. Chavez 

Way to go NM!

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