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‘New York Times’ features New Mexico, Marriage Equality, Democrats in Article

In an article published yesterday, the New York Times again made New Mexico’s historic move toward marriage equality a national news story. Featured in the article was Doña Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins, whose decision on August 21 to issue same-gender licences, began a week in which five more counties joined in issuing marriage licenses

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Doña Ana County Commission Votes to back Lynn Ellins on Same-Gender Marriage Licenses

By a vote of 4-1, the Doña Ana County Commission passed a resolution supporting County Clerk Lynn Ellins’ decision to issue same-gender marriage licenses. An overflow crowd, which was overwhelmingly in support of marriage equality, packed the Doña Ana County Government Center on Tuesday to give public testimony and hear debate on the decision by

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Doña Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins Announces His Office Will Issue Same-Gender Marriage Licenses

Doña Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins (D) has announced that his office is now issuing marriage licenses to same-gender couples. Ellins said that he has been considering issuing licenses since last June, when New Mexico Attorney General Gary King issued a position paper stating that New Mexico’s ban on issuing marriage licenses to same-gender couples

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