New Mexico, USA: Governor Martinez Happy AG Won’t Issue Opinion on Marriage Equality

Written by scott on June 8th, 2013

New Mexico Governor Susana MartinezAfter New Mexico Attorney General Gary King declined to issue an opinion on whether marriage equality was legal in the state, Governor Susana Martinez praised his decision. LGBTQ Nation reports:

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. Martinez told the Associated Press on Friday that she also believed the courts should decide if same-sex marriage is legal in the state.

There are three lawsuits working their way through the New Mexico courts.

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  1. Terry says:

    Haven’t heard much about NM but I’m hoping that they would strike down any law that would block marriage equality. I wonder if the Legislature has addressed marriage equality prior or not

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