SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Elisa Noel rushed to the county clerk’s office with her partner immediately after learning that a federal judge overturned Utah’s ban on gay marriage. They waited in line for a wedding license and were married in an impromptu ceremony punctuated with Noel giving the officiant a high-five.
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge struck down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban Friday in a decision that marks a drastic shift toward gay marriage in a conservative state where the Mormon church has long been against it.
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FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo Nation official says the tribe’s own law prohibiting same-sex marriage isn’t affected by the New Mexico Supreme Court’s decision legalizing marriage for gay and lesbian couples in New Mexico.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A rural eastern New Mexico county clerk and her deputy resigned Friday rather than abide by a state Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage, officials said.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Miriam Rand and Ono Porter were having lunch when the couple got a call that they’d been waiting for, for three decades: New Mexico’s Supreme Court had just issued a ruling on same-sex marriage.
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