D.C. clerk stalls marriage over ‘foreign’ New Mexico ID
LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- A District of Columbia clerk refused to accept a New Mexico man's state driver's license for a marriage license because she and her supervisor believed New Mexico was a foreign country. Gavin Clarkson told the Las Cruces Sun-News the bizarre episode took place Nov. 20 at the District of Columbia Courts Marriage Bureau as he tried to apply for a marriage license in the nation's capital.