Blog Entries by Michael Crawford

NH House rejects anti-gay marriage measures

New Hampshire's House has rejected a bill that would have repealed the state's gay marriage law. The House voted 210-109 to kill the bill. And a second measure to define marriage as between a man and a woman was also defeated by a wide margin.

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New Hampshire House Overwhelmingly Rejects Attempt to Repeal Marriage Rights

Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry made the following statement regarding the vote by New Hampshire House of Representatives rejecting HR1590-FN, a bill that would repeal the freedom to marry, and CACR 28, a resolution seeking to amend the state constitution to restrict marriage:

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Voice for Equality: John Lewis

Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) has been at the forefront of progressive social movements for nearly a half a century.

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Welcome to the New Freedom to Marry Action Center

Thanks for visiting the new Freedom to Marry Action Center.  Whether you're here to secure the freedom to marry for yourself or for a friend or loved one, our Action Center will empower you to play an important role in securing the freedom to marry for all Americans.

For the past seven years, Freedom to Marry has played a key behind-the-scenes role in the marriage movement.  Like you, we've experienced the joy of marriage victories in five states and the District of Columbia, and the pain of temporary defeats along the way.  As the challenges of the movement continue to grow and our opponents keep attacking, we are evolving to meet the needs of the moment.  The new Freedom to Marry Action Center is one part of our plan to win marriage nationwide with your help.  It empowers you to help win marriage in your community and to support the national movement

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10 African-Americans Who Support the Freedom to Marry

Ever day new leaders in government, religion, entertainment, sports, and business and labor are speaking in support of ending the exclusion of same-sex couples and their families from marriage. These Voices for Equality are prominent Americans who are refusing to be silent as we work towards marriage nationwide.

In recognition of Black History Month, here are a few key African-American leaders who support the freedom to marry:

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