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Same-sex marriage back in District Court

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Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 5:10 pm | Updated: 12:17 am, Thu Aug 22, 2013.

The thorny question of whether people of the same gender may wed legally in New Mexico is back in state District Court.

The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday denied requests that it rule on the issue of whether county clerks may decline to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, suggesting the lawyers first seek a writ of mandamus from a lower court.

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