Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

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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This Valentine’s Day, same-sex couples work toward dream of the freedom to marry

Every February 14, Valentine's Day serves as an opportunity for loving couples across the country to take the time to reflect on their relationships and show how deeply they care for each other. Here's a look at 15 awesome couples celebrating today.

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Federal judge rules Kentucky must respect same-sex couples’ legal marriages

Today, February 12, 2014, a federal judge ruled that Kentucky must respect the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states.

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Litigation Round-Up: Marriage in the courts in KY, TX, LA, OH, MO & NV

In the past week, the flurry of activity around marriage litigation hasn't slowed down: Two new lawsuits were filed today, and in Texas and Nevada, big developments could translate to big wins.

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Mayor Julián Castro and Evan Wolfson sound off on why marriage matters in Texas

OP-ED: Today a federal court in San Antonio will hear arguments in a landmark case that, at its core, is about strengthening family and individual liberty.

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Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) signs on as Respect for Marriage Act co-sponsor

Today, Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) became the 44th United States Senator to co-sponsor the Respect for Marriage Act (S. 1236), the bill that would fully repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, definitively ending federal marriage discrimination and ensuring certainty regardless of where a legally married same-sex couple lives.

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Nevada attorney general seeks to stop defending state’s marriage ban

On Monday, February 10, Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto filed a motion in the lawsuit 'Sevcik v. Sandoval' requesting the ability to withdraw her brief that argued in defense of Nevada's ban on same-sex couples from marrying.

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