Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Mar 06, 2014 at 11:30 am
On March 5, the National Center for Lesbian Rights filed a new lawsuit in state court on behalf of Wyoming Equality and four same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry or respect for marriages legally performed in other states.
Postedon Mar 05, 2014 at 01:30 pm
The poll shows a record-high 59% of Americans support marriage for same-sex couples, with only 34% opposed. The deep support reaches into every region of the country, including the South, Midwest, and West, and extends across party lines.
Postedon Mar 05, 2014 at 08:30 am
This guest column was written by Summer Davies on behalf of herself, her wife Sarah, and their daughter Kate. Now, with their Governor indicating that he will appeal the ruling, the couple speaks out about their family and urges their governor to stop standing in the way of equality.
Postedon Mar 04, 2014 at 11:29 am
Today, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced that he would not appeal a federal judge's Feb. 12 opinion ordering the state to respect the marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states.
Postedon Mar 03, 2014 at 04:00 pm
Freedom to Marry is proud to serve as a founding and leading member of the campaign. Alongside state stalwarts One Colorado and the ACLU of Colorado, Why Marriage Matters CO will fuel a robust conversation about same-sex couples and their families in the state.
Postedon Feb 28, 2014 at 01:00 pm
GUEST POST: By Kristen Welch, from Mississippi, who is speaking out against MS Senate Bill 2681, the bill currently being debated by the Mississippi legislature that would grant Mississippians a "License to Discriminate" against people just because they are LGBT.
Postedon Feb 27, 2014 at 02:15 pm
Today, U.S. District Court Judge John Heyburn finalized his February 12 decision in Bourke v. Beshear. Effective immediately, legally married same-sex couples are recognized as such by the state of Kentucky.
Postedon Feb 26, 2014 at 02:30 pm
Today, February 26, 2014, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled that laws in Texas prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying are unconstitutional. The judge also issued a stay on the ruling pending appeal.
Postedon Feb 26, 2014 at 12:45 pm
It's been a big week for the freedom to marry in Illinois: Two counties in the state have begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, explaining that families should not have to wait for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Feb 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm
This week, Mayor Esther Manheimer, the newly elected mayor of Asheville, North Carolina, signed onto Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a coalition of nearly 400 mayors from across the country who support marriage for same-sex couples.