Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

First Lady Michelle Obama discusses support of the freedom to marry

Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama released a video answering Twitter users' questions, and one of the questions focused on her views on the freedom to marry.

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National Campaign Director Marc Solomon discusses DOMA ruling on ‘Democracy Now!’

This morning, Freedom to Marry's National Campaign Director Marc Solomon appeared on 'Democracy Now!,' a leading independent news program, to discuss yesterday's ruling from the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals that DOMA is unconstitutional.

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Religious groups applaud 1st Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision on DOMA

Yesterday, a number of religious groups across the country applauded the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals' declaration that the so-called Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.

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Illinois marks first anniversary of civil union law

One year ago today, a civil union law went into effect in the state of Illinois. The law has provided some of the protections that marriage affords, but it is not a substitution for marriage.

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Staff Spotlight: Scott Davenport, Chief Operating Officer

Freedom to Marry has a dedicated and diverse staff working each day to secure the freedom to marry nationwide. Over the next several weeks, we'll be helping you get to know each of them a little bit better. This week, we hear from Scott Davenport, Freedom to Marry's Chief Operating Officer.

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Evan Wolfson to speak in Pittsburgh

In June, our founder and President Evan Wolfson will be speaking in Pittsburgh about the freedom to marry and what's next for the movement in Pennsylvania.

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New poll shows overwhelming support for the freedom to marry in Washington

A new poll from the Associated Press shows majority support for the freedom to marry in Washington state.

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit declares DOMA unconstitutional

This morning, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit declared the so-called Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.

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Latino support of the freedom to marry continues to soar

It is important to continually highlight the soaring support for the freedom to marry among Latinos in the United States. In recent years, the Latino community's support for marriage has climbed higher and higher.

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25 Illinois couples file lawsuit for the freedom to marry

This morning, Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union will announce twin lawsuits on behalf of 25 same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry in Illinois.

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