Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

The NAACP supports same-sex couples’ freedom to marry

On Saturday, during the organization's board meeting, the NAACP approved a resolution supporting the freedom to marry, stating that advocating for marriage equality is consistent with the organization's 103-year history of committing to equal protection under the law.

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New Jersey works toward freedom to marry with Override Clubs

Garden State Equality, the largest civil rights organization in New Jersey, has been working hard to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of the freedom to marry.

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‘Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry’ campaign impacts online community

Our new "Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry" campaign, which showcases the negative impact of the Defense of Marriage Act on military families, has made an impression online this week.

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Minnesotans United for All Families release moving new video

This week, Minnesotans United for All Families released "Freedom," a new video illustrating why the freedom to marry is important for same-sex couples.

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Massachusetts celebrates eight-year anniversary of the freedom to marry

Today marks the eight-year anniversary of the first marriages between same-sex couples in Massachusetts, the first state in our country to embrace the freedom to marry.

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President Obama discusses marriage on ‘The View’

On Tuesday's episode of 'The View,' President Barack Obama spoke about his recent endorsement of the freedom to marry.

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Respect for Marriage Act gains three new cosponsors

This week, two new members of the U.S. House of Representatives and one new senator signed on as cosponsors of the Respect for Marriage Act.

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Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry highlights marriage discrimination against military families

Freedom to Marry and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network have teamed up this week to launch a new, national persuasion campaign - Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry. The campaign will illustrate how the Defense of Marriage Act negatively impacts military families.

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Update: State organizations using marriage momentum for ballot campaigns

Four states facing 2012 ballot campaigns concerning the freedom to marry are gearing up for November, using the momentum from last week's historical announcement from President Obama to galvanize supporters.

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Black leaders commend President Obama’s support of the freedom to marry

On Friday, four of the most prominent black leaders in the country - including Rev. Al Sharpton, Julian Bond, Melanie Campbell, and Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery, signed onto an open letter applauding President Obama's recent endorsement of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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