New Mexico AG: Other States' Same-Sex Marriages Valid Here
BY Advocate.com Editors
January 05 2011 2:25 PM ET
Gay couples legally married in other states and countries will be recognized in New Mexico, the state’s attorney general said in a legal opinion issued Tuesday.
"A comprehensive legal analysis by my office concludes that valid same-sex marriages in other states would likely be valid in New Mexico," Attorney General Gary King (pictured) said.
Despite his opinion, King said he cannot predict “how a New Mexico court would rule on this issue.”
A spokesperson for New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez issued a statement saying, "Gov. Martinez made it clear during the campaign that she opposes same-sex marriage. It's important to note that no New Mexico court has ruled on this issue."
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