Judge upholds gay marriage ruling
LOS ALAMOS (AP) — A judge has upheld a ruling that a northern New Mexico county must begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
District Court Judge Sheri Raphaelson upheld the decision Wednesday and told the Los Alamos County clerk that she is required to issue marriage licenses to any two people.
Los Alamos County Clerk Sharon Stover said Tuesday that she would not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and went to court to defend her decision.
Judge expedites horse slaughter case
ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A federal judge in Albuquerque says she will decide by the end of next month whether a New Mexico horse slaughter plant can Login to read more