Blog Entries by Adam Polaski

Federal judge strikes down marriage ban in Alabama in 60th pro-marriage ruling

On Friday, January 23, U.S. District Court Callie V. Granade ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down Alabama's ban on same-sex couples from marrying.

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President Obama: ‘I’m hopeful the Supreme Court comes to the right decision’ on marriage

This week, President Barack Obama again affirmed his commitment to the freedom to marry, calling on the United States Supreme Court to do the right thing and end marriage discrimination in the United States once and for all.

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It’s Official: The Supreme Court will review the freedom to marry in 2015!

Today, January 16, the United States Supreme Court announced that this year, they will hear arguments in a case on the question of whether same-sex couples should have the freedom to marry and if anti-marriage laws nationwide should be struck down as unconstitutional.

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SCOTUS denies review of Louisiana case, takes no action on other marriage petitions

Today, the United States Supreme Court denied review in an out-of-step ruling upholding marriage discrimination in Louisiana. The ruling has not yet received judgment from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, which heard oral argument in the case on Friday

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PHOTOS: Community thanks 5th Circuit plaintiff couples for standing up for marriage

Tonight, January 8, community members in New Orleans, Louisiana came together at Cathedral Creative Studios to cheer on the eleven plaintiff couples and legal teams who are making the case for the freedom to marry at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

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Respect for Marriage Act Reintroduced in Congress to Repeal DOMA

Today, January 6, 2015, United States Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and United States Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) reintroduced the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would fully repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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WATCH: Marc Solomon reflects on “Winning Marriage” strategy on Meet the Press

This week, Freedom to Marry's National Campaign Director Marc Solomon appeared on Meet the Press with Chuck Todd to discuss his new book, Winning Marriage, and reflect on ten years in the marriage movement.

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PHOTOS: Same-sex couples speak out on what they hope 2015 brings to the nation

This holiday season, families across the country are gathering together as 2014 draws to a close and we begin to usher in 2015.

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Finishing the Job: With 15 states left to win, here’s how marriage is moving forward

Freedom to Marry has always been committed to winning marriage for same-sex couples nationwide - and now, as momentum surges across the country, it is more important for supporters to do all they can to speak out for the freedom to marry nationwide. Here's what's going on in the 15 where same-sex couples continue to be denied the freedom to marry.

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PHOTOS: Freedom to Marry & EQFL talk next steps for marriage at Miami Town Hall

This week, on Wednesday, December 10, Freedom to Marry in partnership with Equality Florida hosted a Town Hall event in Miami, FL to discuss how we'll move marriage forward in Florida and how supporters in the Sunshine State can pitch in to the campaign to win the freedom to marry in Florida and nationwide.

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