Blog Entries by Adam Polaski
Postedon Mar 28, 2013 at 04:30 pm
Today, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino announced he would not seek reelection for a sixth term. Freedom to Marry thanked Mayor Menino today for all of his advocacy for ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage during his tenure.
Postedon Mar 28, 2013 at 11:20 am
Yesterday, Evan Wolfson spoke at the CATO Institute about Hollingsworth v. Perry and Windsor v. United States. He urged listeners to continue the work of winning the freedom to marry, even as the Supreme Court Justices deliberate on what they will do and announce by June. Read his comments here!
Postedon Mar 28, 2013 at 10:45 am
Yesterday, Dean Hara, the widower of U.S. Representative Gerry Studds, the first openly gay member of the U.S. Congress, spoke with Democracy Now! about how the so-called Defense of Marriage Acthurts legally married same-sex couples and their families.
Postedon Mar 28, 2013 at 10:15 am
We don't know what the Supreme Court will do, but we know that we must continue growing the majority for marriage and winning more states. Here are updates from some of the states pushing toward the freedom to marry this year.
Postedon Mar 26, 2013 at 07:00 am
All week long, Freedom to Marry will be live-blogging the oral arguments in the Supreme Court cases, providing you with background information about the cases, and ensuring that you have the most up-to-date information available.
Postedon Mar 24, 2013 at 03:00 pm
As Laura and Cindy, who own a farm in North Carolina and are married in California, wait and hope that the Supreme Court stands on the Right Side of History, they envision a day in the future when they can stand as a married couple in their home state, with the full respect of their community and country
Postedon Mar 22, 2013 at 09:15 am
Today, the Respect for Marriage Coalition launched the third television advertisement in its series of national ads designed to demonstrate broad public support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon Mar 21, 2013 at 03:00 pm
This afternoon, two same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry filed a lawsuit in the district court of Albuquerque, New Mexico after they were denied marriage licenses by the Bernalillo County Clerk.
Postedon Mar 21, 2013 at 12:51 pm
This morning, the American Academy of Pediatrics, one of the nation's leading pediatrics groups, announced strong support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples - as well as support for full adoption and foster care protections for gay and lesbian parents.
Postedon Mar 20, 2013 at 03:45 pm
Yesterday in Santa Fe, NM, the mayor and city councilor announced that they would sponsor a resolution recognizing that same-sex couples can legally marry in the state of New Mexico and that county clerks should begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.