There Will Be No ‘Everything But Marriage’ Law for New Mexico’s Gays This Year

Well, the Christian right can pat itself on the back: An 816-page domestic partnerships bill was tabled by New Mexico’s Senate Finance Committee in a 7-4 vote, effectively killing its chances of receiving a full floor vote (let alone passing) this legislative year — as expected. It’s a blow to gays, and a blow to Gov. Bill Richardson’s legislative plans.