Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Feb 27, 2014 at 02:15 pm
Today, U.S. District Court Judge John Heyburn finalized his February 12 decision in Bourke v. Beshear. Effective immediately, legally married same-sex couples are recognized as such by the state of Kentucky.
Postedon Feb 26, 2014 at 02:30 pm
Today, February 26, 2014, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled that laws in Texas prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying are unconstitutional. The judge also issued a stay on the ruling pending appeal.
Postedon Feb 26, 2014 at 12:45 pm
It's been a big week for the freedom to marry in Illinois: Two counties in the state have begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, explaining that families should not have to wait for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Feb 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm
This week, Mayor Esther Manheimer, the newly elected mayor of Asheville, North Carolina, signed onto Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a coalition of nearly 400 mayors from across the country who support marriage for same-sex couples.
Postedon Feb 24, 2014 at 08:00 am
Today, Freedom to Marry is launching Southerners for the Freedom to Marry, a new campaign in partnership with 12 Southern equality organizations that will amplify the voices of marriage supporters in the South.
Postedon Feb 24, 2014 at 07:30 am
In a new video from Freedom to Marry, United States Congressman John Lewis from Atlanta, Georgia speaks out about why he supports marriage for same-sex couples. The video marks the launch of Southerners for the Freedom to Marry, for which Congressman Lewis serves as an honorary co-chair.
Postedon Feb 24, 2014 at 07:00 am
We are proud to present this new bipartisan organizing effort, Southerners for the Freedom to Marry, alongside 13 honorary co-chairs. Read all about the co-chairs, who hail from nine of the 14 states involved in Southerners for the Freedom to Marry.
Postedon Feb 20, 2014 at 02:00 pm
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.
Postedon Feb 20, 2014 at 01:00 pm
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.