Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

Polling continues to demonstrate impact of President Obama’s support for marriage

Nearly a month after President Barack Obama voiced his support for the freedom to marry, polls across the country continue to demonstrate the positive impact that his statement has had on public opinions on marriage.

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Federal Appeals Court chooses not to rehear CA Proposition 8 case

This afternoon, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied a petition for an en banc rehearing of the Proposition 8 case - the 2008 ballot initiative in California that resulted in a constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying in the state

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Corporations and businesses stand for the freedom to marry

In the past year, a record number of U.S. businesses and corporations - have thrown their support behind campaigns pushing for marriage for same-sex couples. The business sector clearly finds it important for public relations and logistical operations to work on behalf of same-sex couples.

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Major announcement on California’s Proposition 8 expected today

Later today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal will announce a filing in Perry v. Brown, the case that revolves around Proposition 8, which struck down the freedom to marry in California in 2008.

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Freedom to Marry goes to Netroots Nation

This week, Freedom to Marry's New Media team will be attending Netroots Nation, an annual conference where progressive voices exchange ideas, organizing tactics, and goals for the future.

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President Obama celebrates Pride month

President Barack Obama kicked off Pride Month with a number of new campaign videos and a website devoted to LGBT Americans.

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Illinois Attorney General requests to intervene in marriage lawsuits

On Friday, Lisa Madigan, Attorney General of Illinois, requested to intervene in the recent marriage lawsuits to advocate for the freedom to marry.

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First Lady Michelle Obama discusses support of the freedom to marry

Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama released a video answering Twitter users' questions, and one of the questions focused on her views on the freedom to marry.

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National Campaign Director Marc Solomon discusses DOMA ruling on ‘Democracy Now!’

This morning, Freedom to Marry's National Campaign Director Marc Solomon appeared on 'Democracy Now!,' a leading independent news program, to discuss yesterday's ruling from the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals that DOMA is unconstitutional.

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Religious groups applaud 1st Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision on DOMA

Yesterday, a number of religious groups across the country applauded the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals' declaration that the so-called Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.

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