Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

10 journey stories: How these political leaders grew to understand why marriage matters

It is important to embrace and celebrate the journey stories of American politicians and political figures. These stories often allow even more Americans to challenge their own perspectives and begin to complete their own journeys. Here are ten great quotes from prominent political leaders who now support marriage for all couples and their families.

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Historic: New poll demonstrates record support for the freedom to marry nationwide

A new poll from The Washington Post and ABC News signals continued momentum across the country and across political affiliations to support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. Fifty-eight percent of people surveyed

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WATCH: Hillary Clinton announces supports for the freedom to marry

This morning, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton added her voice to the growing and increasingly diversifying chorus of Americans who fervently support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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Sen. Portman becomes first sitting GOP Senator to publicly support the freedom to marry

This week, Republican Senator Rob Portman from Ohio formally announced that he now supports the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. His announcement marks the first time that a sitting Republican Senator has publicly supported marriage for same-sex couples.

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Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry leadership committee expands

Today, 20 new conservative voices joined the leadership committee for Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry. The new members include Abby, Liddy, and Mary Anne Huntsman, S.E. Cupp, Liz Mair, and more.

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Minnesota marriage bills advance through committee, will face House and Senate consideration

Yesterday, bills that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in Minnesota advanced through key committee votes in the MN House and Senate. The bills will now face consideration by the full Minnesota House and Senate.

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New Zealand legislators overwhelmingly advance marriage bill in critical vote

Yesterday, legislators in New Zealand overwhelmingly voted to advance a bill that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples across the country. The vote marked the second of three votes needed to pass the marriage bill.

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7 Minnesotans who testified in favor of the freedom to marry during committee hearings

This morning, a wide array of voices spoke out in support of the freedom to marry in the House Civil Law Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee. Here's a look at seven people who testified in favor of the freedom to marry during these committees.

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Colorado legislature approves civil union law, awaits governor’s signature

Today, the Colorado House of Representatives approved a law that will extend civil union to same-sex couples in the state, marking a huge step toward the freedom to marry in the state. The law now awaits Gov. John Hickenlooper's signature, who has been a vocal advocate for the law.

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Marc Solomon honored with Congressman Gerry E. Studds Visibility Award

This weekend, on Saturday, March 9, Freedom to Marry's National Campaign Director Marc Solomon was presented with the Congressman Gerry E. Studds Visibility Award. The award honors "individuals of integrity and selflessness who embody the spirit of service and provide positive leadership for the LGBT community."

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