Posts tagged "new mexico"

NM Prosecutor To Bypass Grand Jury, Charge Cops With Murder Of Homeless Man

Last March, Albuquerque police engaged in a five-hour standoff with James Boyd, a schizophrenic homeless man who was camping out in a restricted area in the foothills after city shelters…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 12, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Abortion Clinic Opening In New Mexico To Serve Embattled West Texas

Texas was hit hard by the state legislature’s abortion bills in 2013 which sought to shut down nearly all the clinics in the state by enacting a series of unnecessary

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Cities That Surprise: Las Cruces, New Mexico

“Cities That Surprise” highlights places across America that defied or exceeded our expectations, for whatever reason. Today, Carrie Murphy explains why Las Cruces, New Mexico, should be on your radar!

Carrie Murphy | July 31, 2014 - 10:30 am

New Mexico To Legalize Gay Marriage!

New Mexico will become the 17th state to legalize gay marriage after today’s ruling in the NM Supreme Court that a ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional. Congratulations, LGBTQ…

Jessica Wakeman | December 19, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Albuquerque Voters Defeat 20-Week Ban On Abortions

Voters in Albuquerque, New Mexico defeated a proposed ban on abortion after 20 weeks in a special election yesterday. The ban would have criminalized all abortions after 20 weeks, including those…

Jessica Wakeman | November 20, 2013 - 11:46 am

Albuquerque, New Mexico Votes Today On 20-Week Abortion Ban

Voters in Albuquerque, New Mexico, will decide via special election today whether to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.  If the measure passes, Albuquerque will become the  first…

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2013 - 7:30 pm

New Mexico To Consider Legalizing Marriage Equality

The New Mexico Supreme Court will hold a hearing on October 23 regarding the legalization of same-sex marriage. Woo hoo! [Talking Points Memo]
Read MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry’s…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Jogger Caught On Video Pooping In Man’s Yard

One woman in New Mexico has a really bad habit of pooping in the same man’s yard on her morning runs. The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, has described…

Mary Odell | July 21, 2013 - 9:00 am

New Mexico Lawmaker Introduces Bill Requiring Rape Victims To Carry Pregnancies Full-Term

A pregnancy resulting from rape or incest is evidence and having an abortion is “tampering with evidence,” according to a new bill introduced yesterday in New Mexico which would legally…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Mayoral Candidate Gerardo Hernandez Gives A Great Excuse For Getting Caught With A Stripper

When New Mexico mayoral candidate Gerardo Hernandez found himself caught on tape getting a lap dance from a stripper in his private office, naturally, his first thought was that he…

Ami Angelowicz | February 24, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Boyfriend Buys Billboard To Humiliate Ex After Her Alleged Abortion

The biggest a**hole in the world is this guy: Greg Fultz took out a billboard in New Mexico with a photograph of himself holding the outline of a baby, which…

Jessica Wakeman | June 7, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: New Mexico Introduces Parental Notification Law For Abortion

A state representative in New Mexico has introduced a bill that would require the parents of girls ages 17 or younger to be notified if she has an abortion.

Jessica Wakeman | January 28, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: New Mexico Elects First-Ever Latina Governor

Susana Martinez of New Mexico was elected last night as the first Latina governor in American history. You can read about other women who won — or lost —…

Jessica Wakeman | November 3, 2010 - 8:30 pm