Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jul 02, 2014 at 04:00 pm
Next month, Freedom to Marry staff members and board members will travel from the United States to the Netherlands - the first country to pass the freedom to marry for same-sex couples - for Amsterdam Pride, an annual celebration of the LGBT community.
Postedon Jul 02, 2014 at 10:15 am
This week, Freedom to Marry and Shiraz Events announced the winners of a month-long contest focused on our "Wedding Registry" program.
Postedon Jul 01, 2014 at 11:15 am
Today, July 1, 2014, U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down a constitutional amendment in the state that restricts marriage to different-sex couples.
Postedon Jun 27, 2014 at 10:00 am
This week, United States Senator Susan Collins from Maine became the fourth Republican Senator to announce her support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, mirroring the growing national support for marriage among conservative groups.
Postedon Jun 26, 2014 at 11:00 am
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Windsor v. United States, which struck down the core of the federal so-called Defense of Marriage Act and found marriage discrimination unconstitutional.
Postedon Jun 25, 2014 at 11:24 am
Today the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled in favor of same-sex couples’ freedom to marry, upholding a marriage ruling out of Utah in December. It is the first ruling by a federal appellate court since last year's victory in the Supreme Court.
Postedon Jun 25, 2014 at 11:00 am
Today, June 25, 2014, U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down Indiana's ban on marriage for same-sex couple and becoming the latest judge in an amazing year of victories for marriage in every corner of the country.
Postedon Jun 24, 2014 at 07:00 am
Yesterday, June 23, at its annual conference in Dallas, the U.S. Conference of Mayors overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on federal courts, including the Supreme Court, to expeditiously bring an end to marriage discrimination against gay couples nationwide.
Postedon Jun 23, 2014 at 12:30 pm
To illustrate the reality of these untenable marriage laws, we spoke with two couples who have led similar lives and yet, because of the state border between Illinois and Indiana are treated dramatically differently when it comes to accessing simple respect for their relationship.
Postedon Jun 20, 2014 at 02:00 pm
Today, Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville, Kentucky signed on to Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a broad-based and nonpartisan group of mayors who believe that all people should be able to share in the love and commitment of marriage.