Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

CNN’s Margaret Hoover introduces Evan Wolfson at ‘Cheers to 10 Years’ event

This week, at Freedom to Marry's Cheers to 10 Years event celebrating the tenth anniversary of the first marriages between same-sex couples in the United States, CNN political contributor Margaret Hoover joined marriage supporters to talk about why marriage matters.

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Widower reflects on end of DOMA & loss of partner of 58 years at Cheers to 10 Years

This week, at Freedom to Marry's Cheers to 10 Years event, Ron Wallen joined us on stage to bring a personal face to why marriage matters so deeply to same-sex couples.

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Freedom to Marry celebrates decade of marriage momentum with ‘Cheers to 10 Years’

On Monday, April 28, Freedom to Marry celebrated its tenth anniversary – and the tenth anniversary of marriage between same-sex couples in the United States – at Cheers to 10 Years: Celebrating Freedom to Marry.

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Same-sex couples and clergy members file lawsuit against NC marriage ban

On April 28, a group of clergy members, people of faith, and same-sex couples filed a new federal lawsuit in North Carolina seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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Kansas same-sex couple and their kids celebrate at White House Easter Egg Roll

This year, Susan and Shannon McSpadden, who hail from Merriam, KS, were invited to attend the Easter Egg Roll with their children, Davis and Georgia.

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Lambda Legal files federal marriage lawsuit with same-sex couples in Georgia

Today, Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit seeking the freedom to marry in Georgia and respect for marriages legally performed elsewhere. The lawsuit joins 64 other marriage lawsuits in 30 other states/territories.

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Q&A: What’s Happening with Marriage in the Courts?

Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson describes the dynamic litigation landscape and explains how all Americans can do their part in creating the climate for these courts - including the U.S. Supreme Court - to rule in favor of marriage nationwide as soon as possible.

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Pennsylvania marriage lawsuit will proceed without trial on fast track for ruling

Today, the ACLU of Pennsylvania filed a motion for summary judgment in their federal challenge to the PA marriage ban, asking the judge to rule on the briefs alone and forgo the trial that had been scheduled for June 9.

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Orlando Mayor calls for the freedom to marry in FL in State of the City address

Last week, in his State of the City address, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer called for the freedom to marry in Florida while championing Orlando's commitment to protecting same-sex couples and providing a safe and welcoming place for all families.

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Arkansas judge says he will rule in state marriage case within 2 weeks

Yesterday in Little Rock, Arkansas, Circuit Judge Chris Piazza heard three hours of arguments in a case filed on behalf of a wide array of plaintiffs seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples or respect for such marriages in Arkansas.

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