New Mexico State Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal
The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, legalizing it throughout the state.
The ruling was handed down Thursday, capping off a whirlwhind few months that catapulted New Mexico into the national discussion on same-sex marriage. This makes New Mexico the 17th state in the country to legalize same-sex marriage.
The ruling denied an argument that same-sex marriage would be detrimental to children and said that saying they could not procreate is not a valid argument.
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