Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

Federal government will respect marriages of same-sex couples in Utah

Today, the United States Department of Justice announced that the federal government would respect the marriages of the 1,300+ same-sex couples in Utah who have been issued marriage licenses in the state since December 20, 2013.

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Hearing scheduled on Indiana anti-freedom amendment, now known as HJR-3

The amendment, formerly known as HJR-6, is now titled HJR-3, and a hearing is scheduled in the House Judiciary Committee for Monday, January 13.

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Utah places hold on recognition of same-sex couples’ legal marriages

State officials in Utah announced today that state agencies will not respect the marriages of the more than 1,000 same-sex couples who have been granted marriage licenses in the state.

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Photographer shows the world that ‘First Comes Love’ with new project

Since 2009, photographer, writer and filmmaker Barbara Proud (or B. Proud) has been adding to that collection of real stories, curating photos and video for her project First Comes Love, which captures the love and commitment of same-sex couples in long-term relationships.

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WATCH: New Mexico family talks about why marriage matters in new TV ad

This morning, a coalition of state and national organizations in New Mexico launched a new statewide television spot featuring The Sandoval Family, headed by Daniel and Theresa Sandoval, who have been married for 51 years in Albuquerque, NM.

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New Mexico Governor will not push for anti-marriage constitutional amendment

Today at a news conference, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez announced that she would oppose any proposed legislation for a constitutional amendment to restrict the freedom to marry to different-sex couples in New Mexico.

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United States Supreme Court issues stay in Utah marriage ruling

On January 6, 2013, the United States Supreme Court granted a request for a stay in the marriage ruling in Utah that established the freedom to marry across the state. The ruling will be stayed - meaning that same-sex couples in Utah will be temporarily unable to receive marriage licenses - pending the state's appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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New Mexico newspaper urges legislators to end efforts to overturn marriage ruling

On Saturday, December 28, The Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico's largest newspaper, urged legislators to stop their efforts to overturn the Supreme Court's marriage ruling.

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A Look Ahead: How we’ll move marriage forward in 2014

2013 was a great year, and we've come so far - but we're not done yet. 2014 will be another big year for marriage as we work to fuel campaigns to win marriage this year, lay the groundwork for further momentum for future years, and fuel the conversation about why marriage matters for all families.

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VIDEO: The first day of the freedom to marry in Utah

A beautiful new video produced by DArcy Benincosa captures the amazing first day of the freedom to marry in Utah, on Friday, December 20.

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