New Mexico Supreme Court Rules Gay Marriage Constitutional

The New Mexico Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in the state Thursday December 19, 2013, declaring in a ruling that it is unconstitutional to deny a marriage license to gay and lesbian couples. New Mexico joins 16 states and the District of Columbia in allowing gay marriage. Eight of the state's 33 counties started issuing … Continue reading New Mexico Supreme Court Rules Gay Marriage Constitutional

Illinois becomes 15th state to legalize gay marriage

Even the harsh November cold couldn’t dull the proud colors of the rainbow flags billowing in the 7-11 parking lot of Boystown last Thursday night. Equal marriage and gay rights activists huddled together to celebrate their home state, Illinois, becoming the 15th U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage. The Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act that legalized “gay … Continue reading Illinois becomes 15th state to legalize gay marriage