Blog Entries by Cameron Tolle

UPDATE: Russ Feingold supports freedom to marry plank

Former Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold is the second Co-Chair of Barack Obama's reelection campaign to endorse a freedom to marry plank in the 2012 Democratic Party Platform today.

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NH Senator Shaheen announces support for marriage plank in Democratic Platform

Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced she is joining Freedom to Marry in urging the Democratic Party to include a freedom to marry plank in the 2012 Party Platform.

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The signatures are in: Maine is going back to the ballot for marriage

Today Maine’s Secretary of State, Charlie Summers, confirmed that marriage advocates have collected enough signatures to allow a ballot measure this November that, if passed, would extend the freedom to marry to gay and lesbian couples.

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Maryland Legislature passes the freedom to marry

Following today's successful vote in the State Senate, the marriage bill is now on its way to Governor Martin O'Malley's desk for his signature.

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YDA’s Executive Director endorses marriage plank in 2012 platform

Emily Tisch Sussman, Executive Director of the Young Democrats of America (YDA), joined Freedom to Marry in calling on the Democratic Party to include a freedom to marry plank in its 2012 Party Platform

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New Jersey Legislature passes marriage bill

Today the New Jersey Assembly voted 42 to 33 to pass A. 1, the bill that would extend the freedom to marry to gay and lesbian couples in the Garden State. The Assembly vote follows a 24-16 vote passing a marriage bill in the state Senate earlier this week.

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House Democratic Leader Pelosi endorses freedom to marry plank in 2012 platform

Just two days after launching our Democrats Say I Do campaign calling on the Democratic Party to adopt a plank in support of the freedom to marry, House Leader Nancy Pelosi endorsed the proposed plank.

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NJ State Senate passes marriage bill

Today on a 24-16 vote, the New Jersey State Senate passed legislation to extend marriage to gay and lesbian couples in the Garden State. The Assembly is scheduled to vote on Thursday.

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Democrats: Say I Do

Today, we're excited to launch our Democrats: Say I Do campaign, calling on the national Democratic Party to include a plank supporting gay and lesbian couples’ freedom to marry in the party’s 2012 platform. The platform will be ratified at the Democratic National Convention, which begins September 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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New Jersey Legislature scheduled to vote on marriage next week

Votes on the marriage bill are scheduled for next week in the New Jersey Assembly and Senate

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