Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

National Association of the Deaf supports the freedom to marry

This week, the National Association of the Deaf declared their support for the freedom to marry in a new video, citing the parallels between the struggle for marriage between same-sex couples and the struggle for marriage between two deaf adults.

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Staff Spotlight: Sarah Moeller, Development Associate

Freedom to Marry has a dedicated and diverse staff working each day to secure the freedom to marry nationwide, and we want to help you get to know each of us a little bit better. This week, we hear from Sarah Moeller, Freedom to Marry's Development Associate.

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Houston Mayor Annise Parker champions freedom to marry on The Colbert Report

Last night, Houston mayor Annise Parker, one of the chairs of our Mayors for the Freedom to Marry campaign, was a featured guest on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report. She spoke about her partner, discussed why marriage matters, and referenced the 250 other mayors who stand with her in advocating for the freedom to marry.

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DNC Chair ‘expects’ a freedom to marry plank in Democratic Party platform

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the chair of the Democratic National Committee, spoke out this week about her support for the freedom to marry. She also said that she expects the party to include a plank supporting marriage for same-sex couples at the Democratic National Convention.

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PHOTOS: Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry launches

Earlier this week, Freedom to Marry launched our newest campaign, Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry, our initiatve to amplify the voices of young people who identify as conservative, Republican, or Libertarian and support the freedom to marry. Take a look at photos from the event!

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Staff Spotlight: Shawn Werner, Director of Political Operations

Freedom to Marry has a dedicated and diverse staff working each day to secure the freedom to marry nationwide, and we want to help you get to know each of us a little bit better. This week, we hear from Shawn Werner, Freedom to Marry's Director of Political Operations.

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Medical and psychological organizations file amicus brief in DOMA case

Today, a number of medical and psychological organizations filed an amicus brief in Golinski v. U.S. Office of Personnel Management, making the case that children are not harmed by having same-sex parents - but rather by federal laws that prohibit the legal recognition of their parents' marriage. The brief is the third influential brief this week that urges the Court to rule DOMA unconstitutional.

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Labor groups file amicus brief opposing Defense of Marriage Act

Yesterday, three union organizations filed an amicus brief in 'Golinski v. U.S. Office of Personnel Management,' one of the key cases related to the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. The brief attacks the constitutionality of DOMA.

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New poll in Maine reaffirms strong support for the freedom to marry

Today, The Portland Press Herald in Maine released the results from a survey that asked Maine voters whether they support the citizen's initiative in the state to pass the freedom to marry. The poll found that 57% of respondents say they support the freedom to marry in Maine, while only 35% say they are opposed.

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Video Round-Up: November 2012 ballot campaigns

Online organizing is one of the most rapidly-expanding aspects to campaigns, and state-level campaigns for the freedom to marry are making sure to take advantage of this essential facet of getting the word out about why marriage matters - including by using video.

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