Blog Entries by Cameron Tolle
Postedon Jan 10, 2012 at 10:36 am
104 days ago, Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) said he would decide "very shortly" whether or not he would cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would overturn DOMA. But 104 days later, he's still deciding. What's the hold up, Senator Reed?
Postedon Jan 09, 2012 at 01:00 pm
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.
Postedon Jan 09, 2012 at 11:11 am
State Senator Steve Litzow announced over the weekend that he will be the first Senate Republican to cosponsor the marriage bill in Washington state.
Postedon Jan 04, 2012 at 12:24 pm
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.
Postedon Dec 21, 2011 at 10:16 am
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.
Postedon Dec 20, 2011 at 02:23 pm
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?
Postedon Dec 13, 2011 at 03:08 pm
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.
Postedon Dec 13, 2011 at 10:07 am
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.
Postedon Nov 30, 2011 at 10:09 am
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.
Postedon Nov 16, 2011 at 10:43 am
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.