same-sex marriage http://kunm.org en High Court Upholds Wedding Photo Discrimination Ruling http://kunm.org/post/high-court-upholds-wedding-photo-discrimination-ruling <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from a commercial photography business in New Mexico that objects to taking pictures of same-sex wedding ceremonies.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:02:52 +0000 Associated Press 43529 at http://kunm.org High Court Upholds Wedding Photo Discrimination Ruling Doña Ana County Issues Same-Sex Marriage Licenses http://kunm.org/post/do-ana-county-issues-same-sex-marriage-licenses <p>The clerk in Doña Ana County, New Mexico began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Wednesday morning.</p><p><a href="http://www.donaanacounty.org/clerk" target="target_blank">County Clerk Lynn Ellins</a> took the action based on the widely accepted legal opinion that the state constitution does not expressly prohibit same-sex marriage.</p><p>The issue is currently making its way through the state court system, but the New Mexico Supreme Court has yet to issue a formal resolution.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:34:10 +0000 Carrie Jung 33905 at http://kunm.org Doña Ana County Issues Same-Sex Marriage Licenses ACLU Files Same-Sex Marriage Law Suit http://kunm.org/post/aclu-files-same-sex-marriage-law-suit <p></p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:24:30 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 26731 at http://kunm.org ACLU Files Same-Sex Marriage Law Suit Santa Fe Mayor Declares Same-Sex Marriage Legal In New Mexico http://kunm.org/post/santa-fe-mayor-declares-same-sex-marriage-legal-new-mexico <p>Santa Fe mayor David Cross has announced that same sex marriage is legal in New Mexico, and is encouraging same sex couples in the state to apply for marriage licenses from their county clerks office.<br>Mayor Coss and Santa Fe city attorney Geno Zamora concluded that same sex marriage is legal in the state because the way New Mexico’s constitution defines marriage is gender neutral and does not explicitly prohibit same sex marriage, and requires equal treatment on the basis of sex. The two say the next step for Santa Fe will be to pass a resolution codifying state law. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 00:41:49 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 26631 at http://kunm.org Santa Fe Mayor Declares Same-Sex Marriage Legal In New Mexico