Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

Anti-marriage groups tout flawed “study” that condemns gay and lesbian parenting

Early last week, a flawed and misleading "study" on parenting suggested that children of gay and lesbian parents face more challenging lives when compared to children of different-sex parents. Now, groups opposed to the freedom to marry are working to promote the paper to push their anti-gay agenda.

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Former Proposition 8 supporter now believes in the freedom to marry

This morning, David Blankenhorn, who was presented as a key witness opposing the freedom to marry in California's Proposition 8 trial, wrote a piece in The New York Times expressing that he now supports marriage for same-sex couples.

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Evan Wolfson to serve as grand marshal of Chicago Pride

Our founder and president will be leading Chicago's 43rd annual Pride Parade on Sunday while activists build momentum for the freedom to marry in Illinois.

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Staff Spotlight: Jeffrey Correa, Development Director

Freedom to Marry has a dedicated and diverse staff working each day to secure the freedom to marry nationwide. This week, we meet Jeffrey Correa, our Development Director.

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How the ballot campaign states are celebrating Pride

Throughout the month of June, four states - Minnesota, Maine, Maryland, and Washington - are using state Pride events to rally behind the freedom to marry.

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GOP House leaders to request Supreme Court to hear DOMA appeal

Yesterday, Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives signaled that the House Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group will be asking the Supreme Court by the end of June to hear a case concerning the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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Bloomberg and Quinn will file joint brief in support of challenge to DOMA

Last night, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced plans to join together in support of a challenge to the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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Draft of Maine ballot question fails to convey true mission of initiative

Mainers United for Marriage outlined its case today for revising the draft language for the citizen's initiative that voters will decide on during the November election. The draft language released last week reads, "Do you want to allow same-sex couples to marry?"

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New Washington poll tracks majority support for marriage

A new poll released out of Washington state yesterday indicated that 51% of voters there believe the freedom to marry should be "legal."

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Montana Senator Max Baucus applauds state Democrats’ freedom to marry plank

Last week, the Montana Democratic Party approved a freedom to marry plank in the official party platform. Now, MT Senator Max Baucus, who voted to approve the so-called Defense of Marriage Act in 1996, is applauding the decision.

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