Blog Entries by Angela Dallara
Postedon Feb 05, 2015 at 02:30 pm
Today, February 5, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) told The Washington Blade that he does not anticipate that House Republicans will take a position on the marriage cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Postedon Apr 23, 2014 at 02:00 pm
Today’s oral arguments in the Oregon federal marriage case are the latest in a landmark series of cases (including arguments earlier this month before the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for cases involving federal challenges to marriage bans in Utah and Oklahoma) that are poised to expand the number of Americans who, after decades of dedicated struggle, may soon be free to marry.
Postedon Mar 26, 2014 at 08:01 am
Today Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry released a memo outlining recent support of the freedom to marry within the Republican party, including strong Republican polling; vocal support among GOP lawmakers in the states; and the lack of opposition to marriage from Republican electoral candidates.
Postedon Feb 04, 2014 at 04:00 pm
It’s hard to keep up with the flurry of activity around marriage, particularly in more conservative states. Here’s what’s going on and what you may have missed.
Postedon Oct 23, 2013 at 11:00 am
Freedom to Marry is proud to be a sponsor of the NYC launch of We Do: American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality, a new book by award-winning author Jennifer Baumgardner and former Vermont governor Madeleine Kunin.
Postedon Aug 14, 2013 at 02:45 pm
Just a few short days before the Supreme Court issued its historic rulings in June, John Crisafulli and Charlie Cornish enjoyed their own celebration by tying the knot in front of their closest friends and family. Both natives of the Northeast, the two married in Massachusetts just slightly over a month ago and just bought their first home in MA together.
Postedon Aug 08, 2013 at 09:30 am
But even though Chris and Will legally married in California and now share in all the federal protections of marriage, they know that their relationship is still not granted legal respect in Hawaii, where they live now.
Postedon Jul 25, 2013 at 02:10 pm
Earlier this week, a federal judge in Ohio ruled that state officials must respect the marriage of a Cincinnati couple, John Arthur and James Obergefell, who married in Maryland after 20 years together.
Postedon Apr 11, 2013 at 09:00 am
As an active member of the armed forces, Jenn Veryzer fought to help end the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy that prohibited gay men and lesbians from serving openly, and she kept her relationship secret. Today, she hopes to become an advocate for marriage and protect her new family.