Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

Live Blog: the freedom to marry at the United States Supreme Court

As the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the cases that could bring the freedom to marry to same-sex couples nationwide on April 28, Freedom to Marry provided live updates.

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Louisville choral group sends off KY Supreme Court plaintiffs with marriage-themed concert

When VOICES of Kentuckiana choir began preparing for their spring concert a few months ago, discussing themes and messages, they didn't realize how perfectly timed their performance would be.

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Williams Institute: Support for marriage accelerates when state bans end

A new study released today by the Williams Institute at UCLA tracks how support for the freedom to marry grows much more rapidly in states where same-sex couples can marry than in states that continue to exclude same-sex couples from marriage.

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Support for marriage far outpaces opposition in Supreme Court amici briefs

Last week was the deadline for opponents of the freedom to marry to file "friend-of-the-court" briefs, and several dozen briefs were filed urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold marriage discrimination. Take a look at this chart comparing the show of support from these "friend-of-the-court" briefs.

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PHOTOS: Advocating for the freedom to marry at the Louisville, KY town hall

Last week, on Wednesday, March 18, Freedom to Marry and the Campaign for Southern Equality were excited to host a Town Hall Metting in Louisville, Kentucky to discuss the importance of the freedom to marry in the state.

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PHOTOS: Standing up for Why Marriage Matters at Lexington, Kentucky Town Hall

With just over a month before the U.S. Supreme Court's arguments, Freedom to Marry and the Campaign for Southern Equality were proud to partner on two "Why Marriage Matters" Town Hall events this week, on March 17 and 18 in Lexington and Louisville, respectively.

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Ad in ‘The Washington Post’ showcases broad business support for the freedom to marry

Today, March 11, 2015, Freedom to Marry published a full-page advertisement in The Washington Post featuring the names of 379 businesses who signed onto an amicus brief last week urging the United States Supreme Court to rule in favor of the freedom to marry this summer.

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In stunningly out-of-step ruling, AL Supreme Court orders temporary hold on marriages

This evening, March 3, the Alabama Supreme Court issued a ruling in an "emergency petition for writ of mandamus," brought by two private groups who oppose the freedom to marry in Alabama.

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PHOTOS: Photographer Joshua Foo discusses leap forward for marriage in Nebraska

Freedom to Marry spoke with Joshua last week, as the state prepared for a decision in the case, Waters v. Ricketts, brought by the ACLU of Nebraska. He spoke with us about photography, equality, and why marriage matters in Nebraska.

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Alabama probate judge refuses to finalize adoption for marriage case plaintiffs

Freedom to Marry is working with our partners at Equality Alabama, the Campaign for Southern Equality, and legal partners to continue pushing for the freedom to marry in Alabama until all same-sex couples, in every county, can say "I do" in Alabama.

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