Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

This week in Minnesota: The MN House will vote on the marriage bill!

The freedom to marry is gearing up for a big week in Minnesota: On Thursday, May 9, the Minnesota House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on HF1054, the bill that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples across the state.

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VIDEO: How we won the freedom to marry in Rhode Island

Last week, Rhode Island became the tenth state in the country to end the exclusion of same-sex coupoles from marriage once and for all! Now, a new video from Rhode Islanders United for Marriage tracks how we won the Ocean State.

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Today: The Delaware Senate will vote on the marriage bill

At 2:00 p.m. EST, the Delaware Senate is scheduled to vote on the freedom to marry, marking one of the final steps in the process of ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage across the state.

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U.S. Reps Scott (D-GA) and Schrader (D-OR) announce support for the freedom to marry

This week, two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. David Scott (D-GA) and Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) announced their support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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Thank you to Tim Sweeney for his years of service with Freedom to Marry

This year, Tim Sweeney will be stepping down from the Freedom to Marry board - as well as from his full-time position as President and CEO of the Gill Foundation. We applaud the lifelong advocate for the incredible impact he has left so far on the LGBT movement and the campaign to win marriage nationwide.

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Rhode Island becomes the 10th state where same-sex couples can marry!

Today, Rhode Island became the tenth state in the country to approve the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. This afternoon, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will sign the marriage bill into law on the steps of the Rhode Island State House.

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Delaware Senate Executive Committee advances marriage bill to Senate floor

Today, the Senate Executive Committee in Delaware voted to advance HB75, the bill that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples across the state. By a vote of 4-2, the committee voted to send the bill to the full Senate floor.

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Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee advances marriage bill to final House vote

Yesterday, the Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to advance the marriage bill to a full vote before the RI House of Representatives. The vote, scheduled for Thursday, May 2, will mark the final vote for the freedom to marry in the state.

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Civil Union law takes effect in Colorado

Early this morning, May 1, a law that creates civil union for same-sex couples took effect in Colorado. As we celebrate the civil union law taking effect in Colorado, we also look forward to a day when same-sex couples can see their state stand up for their love, their commitment, and their families by extending the full freedom to marry.

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Winning More States: Where marriage stands in 7 key states across the country

In 2013, we've already seen significant developments from states where we can win marriage this year, and several other states have taken the first steps toward winning marriage. Here's a look at some recent victories, and what's on the horizon for these 7 States.

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