Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jun 25, 2014 at 11:00 am
Today, June 25, 2014, U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down Indiana's ban on marriage for same-sex couple and becoming the latest judge in an amazing year of victories for marriage in every corner of the country.
Postedon Jun 24, 2014 at 07:00 am
Yesterday, June 23, at its annual conference in Dallas, the U.S. Conference of Mayors overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on federal courts, including the Supreme Court, to expeditiously bring an end to marriage discrimination against gay couples nationwide.
Postedon Jun 23, 2014 at 12:30 pm
To illustrate the reality of these untenable marriage laws, we spoke with two couples who have led similar lives and yet, because of the state border between Illinois and Indiana are treated dramatically differently when it comes to accessing simple respect for their relationship.
Postedon Jun 20, 2014 at 02:00 pm
Today, Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville, Kentucky signed on to Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a broad-based and nonpartisan group of mayors who believe that all people should be able to share in the love and commitment of marriage.
Postedon Jun 20, 2014 at 10:00 am
Today, the Obama administration announced that it will take additional steps to provide increased federal respect for same-sex couples’ legal marriages - However, social security protections for married couples will remain unavailable in nearly all states that do not respect marriage for same-sex couples.
Postedon Jun 18, 2014 at 09:24 am
This post was written by Mark Maxwell, who this year earned a Ph.D Public Policy & Administration from Walden University. The article is an excerpt from Maxwell's dissertation, "Second-Parent Adoption: North Carolina Same-Sex Couples and Foster Care Adoptions."
Postedon Jun 17, 2014 at 10:30 am
This week, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit scheduled a date for oral arguments in the appeals of five cases where judges have ruled in favor of the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 13, 2014 at 10:30 am
The launch includes an exciting campaign in which anyone who creates a “Wedding Registry” page benefiting Freedom to Marry will be entered into a drawing to win free wedding planning services from Jason Mitchell Kahn, wedding planner at Shiraz Events.
Postedon Jun 12, 2014 at 11:30 am
Today is the 47th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia, a landmark ruling that declared bans on interracial marriage in the United States unconstitutional.