Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Apr 14, 2014 at 09:00 am
This Sunday, April 13, Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson joined a panel of national leaders on CBS' Face the Nation to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and to look ahead at what's next for the decades-long struggle for equality for all Americans.
Postedon Apr 11, 2014 at 12:30 pm
This week, a new poll from The 2014 Louisiana Survey has tracked increasing support for the freedom to marry in Louisiana. The poll shows that in just one year, support for marriage across the state increased by 3 points, with 42% of residents saying they are supportive.
Postedon Apr 10, 2014 at 02:45 pm
Today, just one day after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a new lawsuit seeking respect for three same-sex couples' marriages in North Carolina, new polling from Public Policy Polling demonstrates that support for marriage is higher than ever in the state.
Postedon Apr 10, 2014 at 11:45 am
Today, a federal judge ruled that the state of Indiana must respect the marriage of a same-sex couple from Munster, Indiana - Amy Sandler and Niki Quasney. One of the spouses, Niki, was diagnosed in 2009 with ovarian cancer and is terminally ill. The judge issued an emergency temporary restraining order declaring that Indiana must respect their marriage.
Postedon Apr 09, 2014 at 01:45 pm
Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation, and private lawyers filed a new federal lawsuit seeking immediate respect for the marriages of three same-sex couples with life-threatening medical conditions.
Postedon Apr 09, 2014 at 11:00 am
On April 10 and April 17, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will kick off a new wave of activity in federal appellate courts across the country when it hears oral arguments in two cases - one from Utah and one from Oklahoma - seeking the freedom to marry. Follow along with Freedom to Marry throughout the day on both days.
Postedon Apr 09, 2014 at 09:30 am
This week, Luci Baines Johnson and Lynda Bird Johnson Robb, the daughters of President Lyndon B. Johnson, explained that their father would have likely been supportive of the freedom to marry for all.
Postedon Apr 08, 2014 at 05:00 pm
Through a new documentary film, and along the way through moving 3-4 minute video profiles of gay and lesbian couples and their families, D'Arcy Benincosa aims to provide beautiful insight into the people and families behind the freedom to marry.
Postedon Apr 08, 2014 at 03:30 pm
Today, Utah Unites for Marriage launched a new ad campaign featuring two 30-second commercials that will run state-wide and showcase voices in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon Apr 08, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Kathryn Hamm and Thea Dodds authored 'The New Art of Capturing Love' - and to mark the book's upcoming release, they sat down with Freedom to Marry and answered some questions about wedding photography, their personal stories, and how wedding celebrations help personalize the political.