Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Apr 23, 2013 at 02:20 pm
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee in Rhode Island voted in favor of S38, the bill that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in Rhode Island. By a vote of 7-4, the committee members advanced the marriage bill to the full Senate floor and voted against a discriminatory referendum bill that sought to send the freedom to marry to the ballot.
Postedon Apr 23, 2013 at 10:20 am
Today, the French National Assembly finalized the passage of the freedom to marry! By a final vote of 331-225, the French General Assembly passed legislation to extend the freedom to marry and the ability to adopt to same-sex couples.
Postedon Apr 23, 2013 at 08:15 am
Today, on the day that the Senate Judiciary Committee in Rhode Island will vote on legislation that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, all of the members of the Senate Republican Caucus in Rhode Island announced their support for the marriage bill. The caucus is now the first legislative caucus of any political party in any state to unanimously support the freedom to marry.
Postedon Apr 23, 2013 at 07:30 am
Last night, Tuesday, April 22, the Nevada Senate voted in favor of a resolution that would begin the process of winning the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Nevada.
Postedon Apr 22, 2013 at 01:00 pm
As Doug Behl and Terry Goldman prepared to get married, they thought about the life they had built together, the ways that marriage would strengthen their commitment, and how this legal bond would protect their future family.
Postedon Apr 22, 2013 at 11:00 am
This week, legislation to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in Rhode Island and Delaware - and the first step toward winning marriage in Nevada - faces critical votes. Read about each of the movements in the states here.
Postedon Apr 19, 2013 at 02:00 pm
This week, marriage moved forward in Brazil when the Corregedor Geral de Justiça of Rio de Janeiro authorized marriages between same-sex couples. Rio de Janeiro is now the tenth state to pass the freedom to marry in Brazil.
Postedon Apr 18, 2013 at 01:15 pm
This week, Minnesotans United for All Families released a new video as part of its 'Real Minnesotans United for Marriage' vdieo series. The spot features Laura and Kelly Olmsted from Roseville, MN
Postedon Apr 17, 2013 at 03:14 pm
This afternoon, the House Administration Committee in Delaware voted 4-1 in favor of ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage. The vote moves the marriage bill to a vote before the full Delaware House of Representatives. A vote in the House is expected soon.
Postedon Apr 17, 2013 at 11:00 am
Today, the Parliament in New Zealand read and voted to approve, in the final of three readings, a bill that will extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples. The bill was sponsored by Labour MP Louisa Wall and passed its second, most critical reading on March 13, with nearly all party leaders standing in stark support.