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New ad highlights why marriage matters to all families in Oklahoma

Today, Freedom to Marry and Freedom Oklahoma launched a new 30-second television ad that will run across the state for the next week. The ad features the Cuyler family and focuses on Ed Cuyler, a retired Army colonel who served in the Army for 12 years, with 22 years in the Army reserves.

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CNN’s Margaret Hoover introduces Evan Wolfson at ‘Cheers to 10 Years’ event

This week, at Freedom to Marry's Cheers to 10 Years event celebrating the tenth anniversary of the first marriages between same-sex couples in the United States, CNN political contributor Margaret Hoover joined marriage supporters to talk about why marriage matters.

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Same-sex couples in Cincinnati file lawsuit challenging Ohio’s marriage ban

This morning, same-sex couples in Cincinnati filed Gibson v. Himes, a federal lawsuit challenging Ohio’s constitutional amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of six couples who want to marry in Ohio, is the first case to directly challenge the state’s marriage ban.

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Widower reflects on end of DOMA & loss of partner of 58 years at Cheers to 10 Years

This week, at Freedom to Marry's Cheers to 10 Years event, Ron Wallen joined us on stage to bring a personal face to why marriage matters so deeply to same-sex couples.

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Freedom to Marry celebrates decade of marriage momentum with ‘Cheers to 10 Years’

On Monday, April 28, Freedom to Marry celebrated its tenth anniversary – and the tenth anniversary of marriage between same-sex couples in the United States – at Cheers to 10 Years: Celebrating Freedom to Marry.

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Same-sex couples and clergy members file lawsuit against NC marriage ban

On April 28, a group of clergy members, people of faith, and same-sex couples filed a new federal lawsuit in North Carolina seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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Something Old, Something New: Talking About Marriage

Today’s oral arguments in the Oregon federal marriage case are the latest in a landmark series of cases (including arguments earlier this month before the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for cases involving federal challenges to marriage bans in Utah and Oklahoma) that are poised to expand the number of Americans who, after decades of dedicated struggle, may soon be free to marry.

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Freedom to Marry celebrates 10th Anniversary with Cheers to 10 Years event

On Monday, Freedom to Marry will celebrate its 10th anniversary with "Cheers to 10 Years," an event to pay tribute to the groundbreaking efforts of Freedom to Marry and its founder, Evan Wolfson, while commemorating the 10 years that have passed since same-sex couples began marrying in the United States.

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Kansas same-sex couple and their kids celebrate at White House Easter Egg Roll

This year, Susan and Shannon McSpadden, who hail from Merriam, KS, were invited to attend the Easter Egg Roll with their children, Davis and Georgia.

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Watch: Colorado veterans talk about why marriage matters in new TV ad

This week, Why Marriage Matters Colorado, launched a new statewide television spot featuring a group of local veterans taking a stand for the freedom to marry and speaking out in support of their openly gay friend and comrade.

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