Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

Help Get Out The Vote in the ballot states!

Only five days remain until Election Day, when voters in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington will decide on marriage ballot measures. That's why we need help from all supporters of the freedom to marry. Sign up to Get Out the Vote!

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14 couples hoping for marriage wins at the ballot on Election Day

In just one week, the freedom to marry is at stake in four different state elections, making this a big year for our momentum on marriage. Real same-sex couples and real families will be affected by each of these ballot measures. Read these stories of 14 couples in the ballot states hoping for marriage wins next week.

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How marriage opponents’ ‘Schools’ ads are false and misleading

For years, anti-gay organizations that oppose the freedom to marry have relied on the same scare tactics and false mis-information to propel their campaigns forward and push through discrimination at the ballot. This year is no exception.

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Round-Up: Newspapers endorse the freedom to marry at the ballot

With less than a week before Election Day, when voters in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington will decide on ballot measures concerning the freedom to marry, more newspapers than ever are speaking out for marriage for same-sex couples by officially endorsing the freedom to marry.

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People of faith continue advocating for the freedom to marry in ballot states

In the 2011-2012 election cycle, when four states have been gearing up for months for marriage-related ballot initiatives at the polls, we've seen more people of faith than ever speaking out in support of the freedom to marry. The past few weeks have brought out even more support for marriage among people of faith in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington.

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After marrying in Iowa, Casey and Eric speak out against Minnesota marriage amendment

In September, Casey Fritz and Eric Sodemann married in Iowa and hosted a ceremony in their home state of Minnesota. Now, they're speaking out against the proposed constitutional amendment that would permanently limit the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in the state.

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Northwest NAACP asks Washington residents to approve Ref. 74

The Northwest chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) officially endorsed the freedom to marry in Washington state last week by asking residents to vote to APPROVE Referendum 74.

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U.S. Supreme Court sets date to decide whether it will take DOMA and Prop 8 cases

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will consider whether or not it will review federal constitutional challenges to two marriage cases - the Proposition 8 case in California and one or more of the challenges facing the so-called Defense of Marriage Act - at its private conference on Tuesday, November 20.

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Lakisha and ShaDonna ask friends to pledge support for marriage in Maryland

Lakisha and ShaDonna are excited about having the chance to see their relationship formally respected in Maryland, and that's why they're working on a personal level to discuss the issue with their loved ones. They want to understand their family members' and friends' feelings about Question 6 because at some point soon, they plan on getting married, and when they do, they want their marriage to be respected by the state they call home.

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President Obama supports marriage, opposes discrimination in ballot campaigns

Today, a spokesperson for the Obama campaign issued a statement about the president's support for the ballot campaigns to win marriage in Maine, Maryland, and Washington. The campaign has already spoken out against a ballot measure in Minnesota.

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