Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Jul 18, 2014 at 10:20 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 Oklahoma in January. It is the second ruling by a federal appellate court since last year's victory in the Supreme Court.
Postedon Jul 17, 2014 at 12:30 pm
Today, July 17, a state judge struck down Florida’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, marking the 25th consecutive ruling in favor of the freedom to marry (with no rulings against) since June 2013.
Postedon Jul 16, 2014 at 11:00 am
In Florida, Mayors for the Freedom to Marry include elected officials representing Orlando, Key West, St. Petersburg, Lake Worth, and Miami Beach, with a number of new mayors coming aboard this month.
Postedon Jul 15, 2014 at 11:00 am
As of May 2014, 10 percent of the world's population now lives in a place where same-sex couples are free to marry. Out of a global population of approximately 7.177 billion people, 718 million now live in a freedom-to-marry jurisdiction.
Postedon Jul 09, 2014 at 05:20 pm
Today, July 9, a state judge struck down Colorado’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples, marking the 24th consecutive ruling in favor of the freedom to marry (with no rulings against) since June 2013.
Postedon Jul 09, 2014 at 02:30 pm
Today, the Utah Attorney General's office announced that the state would appeal last month's pro-marriage ruling from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals directly to the United States Supreme Court.
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.