Blog Entries by Angela Dallara
Postedon Jul 24, 2012 at 01:15 pm
For New Yorkers Mary Jo Kennedy and Jo-Ann Shain, last year's marriage victory was both personal and political. As plaintiffs in the Lambda Legal case that spurred the movement for marriage in New York, they were directly involved in each step of the win, and today remain strong advocates for the importance of the freedom to marry to all loving and committed couples.
Postedon Apr 12, 2012 at 11:26 am
Today Freedom to Marry, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), and the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) released a new publication for the community and allies of marriage, titled An Ally’s Guide to Talking About Marriage for Same-Sex Couples.
Postedon Apr 04, 2012 at 04:54 pm
Today four former chairs of the Democratic National Convention joined Freedom to Marry’s Democrats: Say I Do campaign by announcing their support for a freedom to marry plank in the 2012 Democratic Party platform.
Postedon Mar 22, 2012 at 08:30 am
Today Freedom to Marry announced the Win More States Fund to raise at least $3 million dollars, every penny of which will be spent directly on the work of winning in five 2012 marriage battleground states: Maine, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and Washington.
Postedon Mar 21, 2012 at 12:29 pm
Today, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted down legislation that would have repealed the state’s two-year-old freedom to marry law along with a key vote to defeat the Bates Amendment, which would have forced a non-binding referendum on marriage onto the November ballot and replaced marriage with civil unions.
Postedon Mar 20, 2012 at 09:24 am
Former President Jimmy Carter has joined a growing number of high-profile political leaders in expressing support for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Mar 15, 2012 at 03:06 pm
The effort to defend the freedom to marry in New Hampshire is gaining momentum as the state legislature prepares to bring the popular law to a vote next week.
Postedon Feb 17, 2012 at 05:50 pm
Today, Governor Chris Christie vetoed a freedom to marry bill that would make New Jersey the eighth state in the nation to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage, setting the stage for work to line up the votes needed to override the veto and make the bill law.
Postedon Feb 02, 2012 at 10:55 am
In less than a year, Freedom to Marry’s presence in the nation’s capital has expanded exponentially due to the accomplishments of our new federal program, headed by Jo Ellen Deutsch.