Minnesotans United debuts video highlighting religious support for freedom to marry

"A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into a bar..." So begins the well-known joke that usually ends in an inappropriate punchline. But last week, Minnesotans United for All Families employed the humorous conceit for thier latest video, which urges Minnesota voters that banning the freedom to marry in the state's constitution is not compatible with religious ideals.

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Polling in Maryland shows growth in support among black voters

Hart Research Associates published a new poll today out of Maryland that finds majority support for the freedom to marry, with significant growth among black voters. 54 percent of voters said they would vote to uphold the freedom to marry at the ballot in November.

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Four ways young conservatives are helping to win marriage at the ballot

Over the past few months, we've seen conservative voices become an essential part of the campaign to win marriage nationwide. Now, the four states facing ballot initiatives in the November 6, 2012 election - Washington, Maine, Minnesota, and Maryland - are capitalizing on that momentum by shoring up support among conservatives and encouraging them to make their voices heard.

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New poll in Maine reaffirms strong support for the freedom to marry

Today, The Portland Press Herald in Maine released the results from a survey that asked Maine voters whether they support the citizen's initiative in the state to pass the freedom to marry. The poll found that 57% of respondents say they support the freedom to marry in Maine, while only 35% say they are opposed.

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Video Round-Up: November 2012 ballot campaigns

Online organizing is one of the most rapidly-expanding aspects to campaigns, and state-level campaigns for the freedom to marry are making sure to take advantage of this essential facet of getting the word out about why marriage matters - including by using video.

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Washington United raises nearly $1 million to uphold the freedom to marry

During the month of June, Washington United for Marriage raised $952,267, the organization's highly monthly intake yet. Total contributions to Washington United now surpass $2 million. Ninety percent of contributors in June were Washington residents, and the majority of the donations - 79% of them - were small contributions of $100 or less.

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250 U.S. mayors support the freedom to marry

Six months ago, Freedom to Marry launched Mayors for the Freedom to Marry to encourage mayors to speak out on why marriage matters to same-sex couples. Now, over 250 mayors across the country have signed onto the campaign, representing a huge success for our federal program.

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Two days left for Freedom to Marry’s $100,000 Minnesota matching grant!

There's just over four months left until the November election, when Minnesotans will be asked to vote on an anti-gay constitutional amendment that would ban marriage for same-sex couples. Freedom to Marry is sponsoring a $100,00 matching grant challenge this week, so you can double the impact of your contribution today!

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Commit a conversation to support same-sex couples in Minnesota!

Minnesotans United for All Families has launched "Vote NO MN," a targeted campaign that asks supporters of the freedom to marry to spread the word about a proposed anti-gay amendment that's on the ballot in November.

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Minnesotans United launches flash mob dance to urge Pride-goers to vote “no”

At Twin Cities Pride on Sunday, Minnesotans United for All Families was on top of their game, blanketing the parade and making sure that supporters of the freedom to marry know they should vote "no" to the anti-gay constitutional amendment on the ballot this November.

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