Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

New Washington poll tracks majority support for marriage

A new poll released out of Washington state yesterday indicated that 51% of voters there believe the freedom to marry should be "legal."

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Montana Senator Max Baucus applauds state Democrats’ freedom to marry plank

Last week, the Montana Democratic Party approved a freedom to marry plank in the official party platform. Now, MT Senator Max Baucus, who voted to approve the so-called Defense of Marriage Act in 1996, is applauding the decision.

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WATCH: Marriage advocate Richard Carey prepares for bike ride across America

Last weekend, Richard Carey kicked off his 53-day bike journey across the United States. He'll be biking to raise funds for Freedom to Marry and raise awareness about why marriage matters to same-sex couples nationwide.

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A powerful new marriage advocate emerges in Minnesota’s business sector

John Taft, chief executive of RBC Wealth Management in Minneapolis, is leading the charge against an anti-gay marriage amendment in Minnesota by pitching "the business case" for speaking up.

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GO Magazine loves our Federal Director Jo Deutsch

Every year, GO Magazine, one of the leading lesbian publications in the country, releases a list of "100 Women We Love," a collection of out lesbian entertainers, athletes, activists, and politicians. Jo Deutsch, Freedom to Marry's Federal Director, made this year's list.

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Pentagon celebrates Pride month by thanking gay and lesbian service members

On Friday, Leon E. Panetta, the U.S. Secretary of Defense, released a video thanking gay and lesbian service members for their commitment to the U.S. military and acknowledging their service, particularly in light of last year's official repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

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New poll shows a majority of Maine voters support the freedom to marry

A new poll released this morning out of Maine shows that a strong majority in the state - 55 percent - supports the freedom to marry.

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This soldier and his new husband deserve to have their marriage respected

Although Paul and David's marriage is legal in Iowa and other states that recognize marriages between same-sex couples, the fact that Paul is a service member complicates the protections that the government affords to their relationship. The so-called Defense of Marriage Act forces the military to treat their relationship like a second-class marriage.

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Indiana Democratic Party platform opposes anti-gay constitutional amendment

This week, the political parties in Indiana have made adjustments to their views on the freedom to marry in their party platforms. It's one more example of how people across the country are moving toward support for marriage for all couples.

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Richard Carey begins cross-country bike ride for Freedom to Marry

This morning, Richard Carey begins a 53-day bike ride across the country in support of the freedom to marry.

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