Brewster County issued two same sex marriage licenses yesterday. Both Presidio and Jeff Davis County officials confirmed they would issue them pending new forms from the state. Jeff Davis County Judge Jeannette Duer told the Gazette, “We will uphold the law and comply with the mandate we have been given.” Duer […]
Month: June 2015
Minutes ago, Brewster County Clerk Berta Martinez issued two marriage licenses to two same-sex couples, to Cyndi Wimberly and Patty Manning, together for 22 years, and Philip Low and Doug Donahoo, together for 13 years as of tomorrow. “Talk about great timing!” said Low. One of the county clerks, who did […]
Brewster County Clerk Berta Martinez has confirmed to the Gazette “We’re ready” to issue same sex marriage licenses as of this morning. As of 10:00 am this morning no same-sex couples have been married yet in Brewster County.
President Barack Obama praised the Supreme Court ruling today legalizing same-sex marriage. “Our nation was founded on a bedrock principle that we are all created equal. The project of each generation is to bridge the meaning of those founding words with the realities of changing times — a never-ending quest […]
The following is a press release issued by Brewster County Judge Eleazar Cano: In light of recent developments and publicized comments, I feel it necessary to share with you, our constituents, the following facts leading to the decision which we, as a commissioners court, took into account when drafting the […]