Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon May 17, 2012 at 03:00 pm
This week, Minnesotans United for All Families released "Freedom," a new video illustrating why the freedom to marry is important for same-sex couples.
Postedon May 17, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Today marks the eight-year anniversary of the first marriages between same-sex couples in Massachusetts, the first state in our country to embrace the freedom to marry.
Postedon May 16, 2012 at 10:30 am
This week, two new members of the U.S. House of Representatives and one new senator signed on as cosponsors of the Respect for Marriage Act.
Postedon May 16, 2012 at 09:00 am
Freedom to Marry and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network have teamed up this week to launch a new, national persuasion campaign - Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry. The campaign will illustrate how the Defense of Marriage Act negatively impacts military families.
Postedon May 15, 2012 at 08:45 am
Four states facing 2012 ballot campaigns concerning the freedom to marry are gearing up for November, using the momentum from last week's historical announcement from President Obama to galvanize supporters.
Postedon May 14, 2012 at 11:30 am
On Friday, four of the most prominent black leaders in the country - including Rev. Al Sharpton, Julian Bond, Melanie Campbell, and Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery, signed onto an open letter applauding President Obama's recent endorsement of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon May 14, 2012 at 09:30 am
Yesterday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of UNC Chapel Hill. In his speech, he criticized last week's passage of the constitutional amendment banning the freedom to marry in North Carolina.
Postedon May 14, 2012 at 08:30 am
This afternoon, at the Barnard College graduation ceremony, President Barack Obama will receive the Barnard Medal of Distinction, the school's highest honor, which is also being presented to Freedom to Marry's Founder and President Evan Wolfson.
Postedon May 11, 2012 at 10:10 am
This week, news organizations and progressive groups from across the country and around the world have been covering the freedom to marry as one of the biggest stories of the week, largely thanks to President Barack Obama's discussion of his views on marriage.