Blog Entries by Cameron Tolle

Legislative leaders announce introduction of a marriage bill in NJ

One day before the new legislature is sworn in, legislative leaders and marriage advocates in New Jersey announced that a marriage bill will be at the top of the legislative agenda in 2012.

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Marriage bill gets its first Republican cosponsor in the Washington Senate

State Senator Steve Litzow announced over the weekend that he will be the first Senate Republican to cosponsor the marriage bill in Washington state.

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Governor Gregoire will introduce marriage legislation in Washington

Days before the start of the state's legislative session, Washington Governor Chris Gregoire announced that she will introduce legislation to extend marriage to gay and lesbian couples.

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All New Jersey Democrats cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act

With the addition of Senator Bob Menendez and Representative Bill Pascrell, all members of New Jersey's Democratic Congressional Delegation have signed on as cosponsors of the bill to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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Senator Lieberman: Connecticut can’t wait anymore

Today, we delivered over 1,000 signatures from Connecticut voters calling on Senator Joe Lieberman to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act. Federal marriage discrimination harms thousands of legally married same-sex couples in Connecticut each day. Will Senator Lieberman listen?

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Thousands of Mainers ask Senator Collins to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act

Today, Freedom to Marry, EqualityMaine, Courage Campaign, GLAD, Maine Women's Lobby and the ACLU of Maine hand delivered over 2,300 signatures from Senator Susan Collins' constituents asking her to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act.

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Freedom to Marry applauds removal of anti-gay amendments from National Defense Authorization Act

Yesterday, the announcement by the National Defense Authorization Act conference committee announced that proposed anti-gay amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act would be dropped.

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Freedom to Marry, Equality PA, and Courage Campaign launch “Tell Casey to Commit” campaign

It's been two months since we launched our campaign asking Senator Bob Casey to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, and after receiving 2,400+ constituent signatures and stories from folks around the state, he's remaining silent. So today, Freedom to Marry, Equality PA, and Courage Campaign are launching our "Tell Casey to Commit" campaign.

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Senators Lieberman and Collins: It’s time to repeal DOMA

Freedom to Marry is joining with six state and national organizations to call on Senator Lieberman (I-CT) and Senator Collins (R-ME) to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act.

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Marriage campaign launches in Washington state

Freedom to Marry is proud to support Washington United for Marriage, the coalition announced this week to secure marriage for gay and lesbian couples in Washington State.

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