Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

With end to New Mexico legislative session, the freedom to marry stands once and for all

On February 20, a one-month legislative session in New Mexico drew to a close - and with the session's end, it's clear that marriage supporters in the state were successful in their campaign to defend and protect the freedom to marry.

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Oregon Attorney General will not defend anti-marriage laws in court

Today, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced that the state of Oregon will not defend laws in Oregon that prohibit same-sex couples from marrying in the state.

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A father of 4 urges Florida attorney general to stop defending marriage discrimination

GUEST POST: By Juan Luque, who lives with his partner, Patrick Duffy outside of Tampa, FL. Juan addresses Pam Bondi, the Attorney General of Florida, in response to a lawsuit filed in Florida on behalf of same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry.

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9 same-sex couples denied marriage licenses in Colorado file lawsuit

Today, February 19, nine same-sex couples in Colorado filed a lawsuit in state court seeking the freedom to marry in their home state or respect for their marriages legally performed in other states.

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WATCH: Plaintiffs in landmark Utah marriage case get engaged

This weekend, on Valentine's Day, Derek Kitchen gave his partner Moudi Sbeity a romantic night to remember in their home of Salt Lake City, Utah when he got down on one knee and asked for his hand in marriage.

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Federal judge rules Virginia marriage ban unconstitutional; stays ruling pending appeal

Tonight, February 13, same-sex couples in Virginia got an early Valentine's Day present when a federal judge ruled that the ban on same-sex couples from marrying in Virginia is unconstitutional. The judge stayed the ruling pending an appeal.

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Victory in Indiana: Harmful amendment will not be on the ballot this November

Today, the Indiana Senate voted to move forward with only the first sentence of HJR-3, the proposed ban on same-sex couples from marrying. That means that the amendment will not be on the ballot this November. It's a big win and a big step forward in the state.

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Texas Sen. Wendy Davis urges AG Abbott to stop defending anti-marriage laws

Today, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis spoke out about why marriage matters in her state, explaining that she supports the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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Freedom Nevada launches campaign to win the freedom to marry in Nevada

Today, February 13, 2014, supporters of the freedom to marry came together in press conferences in Reno and Las Vegas to launch Freedom Nevada, the campaign to win marriage for same-sex couples and their families in Nevada.

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Southern Poverty Law Center files federal marriage lawsuit in Alabama

Today, February 13, 2014, the Southern Poverty Law Center filed a new federal marriage lawsuit in Alabama on behalf of a man seeking recognition as the surviving spouse of another man.

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