Blog Entries by Cameron Tolle

Colorado House Committee to vote on civil union bill on Thursday

Colorado's House Judiciary Committee, widely seen as the largest obstacle to the passage of civil unions this year, will vote on the civil union bill this Thursday.

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House leaders join call for freedom to marry plank in 2012 National Democratic Platform

Pressure continues to mount on the Democratic Party to adopt a freedom to marry plank in the 2012 Party Platform, as half a dozen Democratic Congressional leaders signed on to our Democrats: Say I Do campaign today

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DOMA taxes hurt military families

MAJ Shannon McLaughlin is a United States Army Major in the Massachusetts National Guard and in the midst of tax season, she is keenly aware how the so-called Defense of Marriage Act harms military families

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Freedom to Marry & HRC ask Catholic Bishops to End Support of NOM

Today, Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Evan Wolfson, founder and president of Freedom to Marry, sent a letter to Cardinal Timothy Dolan, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, calling on the Catholic Church hierarchy and affiliated groups such as the Knights of Columbus to end their financial support and collaboration with the shell-group known as the National Organization for Marriage (NOM).

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President Obama opposes Minnesota’s anti-gay amendment

Today, President Barack Obama's campaign announced opposition to the anti-gay constitutional amendment that would ban marriage for same-sex couples in Minnesota, calling the measure "divisive and discriminatory."

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National LGBT rights groups issue joint open letter on the killing Trayvon Martin

A coalition of national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights organizations today issued an open letter that described the killing of Trayvon Martin as a “national call to action”; urged local and federal authorities to find answers in the case that has garnered worldwide attention; and demanded justice be served.

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Mainers United for Marriage launches

Today, Freedom to Marry joined Maine families and organizations in launching Mainers United for Marriage, the campaign to make Maine the first state to win the freedom to marry through a ballot measure, to be voted on this November.

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Divisive National Organization for Marriage strategy exposed in secret memos using race as wedge

"Strategic Goal of this Project is to Drive a Wedge Between Gays and Blacks"

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One year after introduction, DOMA repeal bill keeps gaining new cosponsors

It's been one year since the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would overturn the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), was introduced in Congress and 365 days later, support for ending federal marriage discrimination is at an all-time high. Just this week Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Hansen Clarke (D-MI) and Steve Cohen (D-TN) became the latest members of Congress to sign on as cosponsors of the bill.

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Love Alone

Freedom to Marry is proud to support the production of Love Alone, a play by internationally awarded playwright Deborah Salem Smith scheduled to premiere in Providence, Rhode Island this month. Love Alone is a fictional drama that sheds light on what happens when loving couples and their families, who face life's worst tragedies, are treated like strangers by the law. Get your discounted tickets today!

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