Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jun 20, 2014 at 10:00 am
Today, the Obama administration announced that it will take additional steps to provide increased federal respect for same-sex couples’ legal marriages - However, social security protections for married couples will remain unavailable in nearly all states that do not respect marriage for same-sex couples.
Postedon Jun 18, 2014 at 09:24 am
This post was written by Mark Maxwell, who this year earned a Ph.D Public Policy & Administration from Walden University. The article is an excerpt from Maxwell's dissertation, "Second-Parent Adoption: North Carolina Same-Sex Couples and Foster Care Adoptions."
Postedon Jun 17, 2014 at 10:30 am
This week, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit scheduled a date for oral arguments in the appeals of five cases where judges have ruled in favor of the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 13, 2014 at 10:30 am
The launch includes an exciting campaign in which anyone who creates a “Wedding Registry” page benefiting Freedom to Marry will be entered into a drawing to win free wedding planning services from Jason Mitchell Kahn, wedding planner at Shiraz Events.
Postedon Jun 12, 2014 at 11:30 am
Today is the 47th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia, a landmark ruling that declared bans on interracial marriage in the United States unconstitutional.
Postedon Jun 11, 2014 at 01:00 pm
Today, marriage supporters from across the state of Indiana came together to launch Hoosiers Unite for Marriage, a robust, broadbased bipartisan campaign to move marriage forward and make the case that Indiana is ready for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Jun 10, 2014 at 01:00 pm
On June 10, 2014, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a new federal lawsuit in Alabama, Aaron-Bush v. Bentley, on behalf of a same-sex couple seeking legal respect for their marriage, performed in Massachusetts in 2012.
Postedon May 22, 2014 at 10:30 am
Today, Mayor Karyn Hippen of Thompson, North Dakota signed onto Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, becoming the 400th mayor to do so - and the first from North Dakota.
Postedon May 21, 2014 at 02:00 pm
Today, May 21, 24 hours after a federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex couples from marriage, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announced that he would not appeal the decision.