Domestic Partner Bill Advances in New Mexico Legislature

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)– The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights group, today praised New Mexico’s state Senate Judiciary Committee for voting 6-5 to advance the Domestic Partner Rights and Responsibilities Act, which would allow gay, lesbian, or straight couples to enter into domestic partnerships and receive the rights, benefits, and responsibilities of marriage under state law.  The bill now moves toward a floor vote in the Senate.  Similar legislation is pending in the House of Representatives. “The Human Rights Campaign is pleased that the New Mexico Senate . . .

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