New Mexico, USA: Santa Fe Mayor Declares City Open for Same Sex Weddings

Written by scott on March 19th, 2013

Santa Fe Mayor David CossFollowing in the footsteps of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom in 2004, the Mayor of Santa Fe, David Cross, declared gay marriage legal in the city. SDGLN reports:

At a news conference today, Mayor David Coss and Councilor Patti Bushee were joined by City Attorney Geno Zamora to release a legal memo by Zamora outlining the case that marriage equality is already legal under New Mexico law and announcing a city resolution declaring such and encouraging same-sex couples to apply for licenses from county clerks. ProgressNow New Mexico, a non-profit progressive advocacy group supporting marriage equality, joined to congratulate the city and launched a public campaign to support the city by asking supporters to sign onto the resolution as citizen co-sponsors.

The Mayor is encouraging same sex couples to apply for a marriage license. Love this guy.

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