USA, New Mexico: Marriage Equality Hearing at Supreme Court About to Begin

Written by scott on October 23rd, 2013

New Mexico MapArguments over the marriage equality issue in New Mexico are set to begin at 9 AM Mountain time, and are being webcast. reports:

New Mexico’s Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday regardinga petition filed by 33 New Mexico County Clerks asking the court to issue a statewide binding resolution on the legality of same-sex marriage in the state. The request came in September following weeks in which eight New Mexico counties began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples based on the state’s gender-neutral marriage laws, beginning with Doña Ana County on August 21… The arguments will be webcast for the first time in the state’s history. KOAT will stream the arguments on their website. KUNM will also simulcast the arguments.

The court has already said it will not rule today on the issue. We don’t how long it will take for ruling to come out – days, weeks, months?

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