Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Nov 09, 2013 at 04:00 am
On this historic day, we take a look at the far-reaching influence of that very first win in HI 20 years ago, tracking how it has shaped the marriage movement – and how it worked as a catalyst for the strategic vision of Freedom to Marry.
Postedon Nov 07, 2013 at 03:30 pm
Today, New Mexico Unites for Marriage launched its new campaign to secure and protect the freedom to marry for all loving and committed couples in New Mexico.
Postedon Nov 07, 2013 at 12:45 pm
This week, the Campaign for Southern Equality released a remarkable new video featuring Brenda Clark and Carol McRory, who have been involved with the campaign for several years and participated in five different actions with the advocacy group.
Postedon Nov 06, 2013 at 11:30 am
Last night, after listening to five straight days of testimony, much from opponents of the freedom to marry who have attempted to stall the lawmaking process, the Hawaii House Committees on Judiciary and Finance voted overwhelmingly in favor of the freedom to marry.
Postedon Nov 06, 2013 at 10:00 am
Last night, shortly after the Illinois House of Representatives took a decisive vote in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples across the state of Illinois, President Barack Obama issued a statement applauding the decision.
Postedon Nov 05, 2013 at 05:03 pm
Today, the Illinois House of Representatives voted in favor of the Religious Freedom and Fairness Act, affirming that same-sex couples across the state should have the freedom to marry. Governor Quinn has promised to sign the bill into law, ensuring that Illinois will soon become the fifteenth state where same-sex couples can marry!
Postedon Nov 05, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Bryan Kawika La Madrid, an active duty soldier from Hawaii, is currently stationed in Texas, having previously served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He couldn't be at the hearings to testify about why marriage matters to him - but he took the time this week to record a sweet video about why he wants Hawaii to pass the marriage bill.
Postedon Nov 04, 2013 at 12:30 pm
This week, The Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles published a new infographic analyzing how extending the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in Hawaii would impact the state.
Postedon Nov 04, 2013 at 10:30 am
This weekend, two graduates from West Point military academy became the first men to marry at Cadet Chapel, the landmark chapel at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Postedon Nov 01, 2013 at 05:00 pm
Yesterday, on October 31, 3013, after several years in court, the Missouri Supreme Court issued its ruling in Kelly's case. In a 5-2 decision, they declared that Kelly should not receive any of the survivor benefits.