Postedon Nov 08, 2012 at 07:30 pm
This week, the freedom to marry triumphed at the ballot box over and over again. We know that some of the wrap-up - and what it all means for the future of the campaign to win marriage nationwide - can be tricky, so here's a break-down of the important ways that the freedom to marry won on Election Day.
Postedon Nov 08, 2012 at 09:00 am
As we reflect on this momentous step forward in the marriage movement and for same-sex couples across the country, it is important to talk about the stories of the real couples and families behind this victory. Read stories of twenty-two same-sex couples who are having really great weeks.
Postedon Nov 07, 2012 at 04:00 pm
Freedom to Marry is thrilled to see the nation capitalize on the momentum we've been experiencing in the nationwide movement for the freedom to marry. We are proud to have supported each of the four ballot measures and provided critical resources for the campaign teams in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington.
Postedon Nov 07, 2012 at 03:00 pm
Yesterday, a majority of voters in Washington approved Referendum 74, the ballot measure that upholds the freedom to marry in the state, which was passed by the state legislature with bipartisan support and signed by Gov. Christine Gregoire in February. Same-sex couples in WA will be able to attain marriage licenses beginning in early December.
Postedon Nov 07, 2012 at 02:48 am
Voters in Minnesotan have voted AGAINST a proposed constitutional amendment that would have permanently limited the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. This win, taken with wins in Maine and Maryland, makes tonight a historic day for the campaign to win marriage nationwide.
Postedon Nov 07, 2012 at 12:35 am
Tonight, the Vote For 6 campaign won, extending the freedom to marry to all loving and committed same-sex couples! Maryland is now the eighth state in the United States to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from Maryland!
Postedon Nov 06, 2012 at 11:55 pm
Today, Maine became the first state in the country to approve the freedom to marry for same-sex couples via a majority vote on a ballot measure. This is a historic first, a shining symbol of how far the campaign to win marriage nationwide has come in recent years.
Postedon Nov 06, 2012 at 11:40 pm
Tonight, Freedom to Marry applauds the reelection of President Barack Obama, the first sitting president to support the freedom to marry and the first person elected president after campaigning on a platform that fully supports the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon Nov 06, 2012 at 11:30 am
All day today, Freedom to Marry will be live blogging HERE to give you the latest Election Day updates on all four marriage-related ballot measures. With four states voting on the freedom to marry, there are bound to be dozens of updates.
Postedon Nov 05, 2012 at 06:30 pm
All this month, our Director of Public Engagement Thalia Zepatos has been writing about the lies that we have seen opponents of the freedom to marry tell over and over again. Here's a round-up of how she's been breaking down the myths and misleading stories.