Minnesota Pastor urges Baptists to oppose efforts to limit the freedom to marry

Yesterday, Minnesotans United posted a video of Pastor Doug Donley from the University Baptist Church in Minneapolis. In the video, Pastor Donley shares his feelings on the amendment and discusses why, as a Baptist, he feels compelled to rally against discrimination.

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Unions and labor activists support the freedom to marry in Washington state

This week, Washington United for Marriage, the coalition working to uphold the freedom to marry at the ballot in Washington state, celebrated Unions Week by heralding the essential support that Referendum 74 has received from unions and labor organizations.

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The Lawsons want both of their twin sons to have the freedom to marry

Last week, a new video advertisement began airing on television screens in Maine, which advocates are tirelessly working to make the first state to proactively win marriage at the ballot in November. The spot features Dan and Pat Lawson, a couple from Monroe, Maine that has been married for 30 years, talking about their twin sons, one of whom is gay.

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Maryland’s marriage referendum language finalized for November ballot

On Monday, Maryland's Secretary of State released the approved language for the ballot initiative that will appear on the November 6 ballot in Maryland. The ballot initiative, Question 6, is entitled, the "Civil Marriage Protection Act."

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Small businesses in Washington stand up for the freedom to marry

This week, Washington United for Marriage announced that 327 small businesses from across the state are standing up in support of marriage for same-sex couples - and that its new Small Business Captain program, would help to engage them to work toward a big November victory.

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T-Mobile endorses Referendum 74 in Washington State

On Monday, T-Mobile became the latest major business to officially endorse the freedom to marry and call for the passage of Referendum 74 in Washington State.

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WATCH: New public education television spot debuts in Minnesota

Today, a new public education spot hit televisions in Minnesota, where voters face a ballot measure that could limit the freedom to marry in the state. The new ad features retired U.S. Marine Corps member Fred Petersen and his wife Yvonne, Minnesota residents whose grandson is gay.

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Double your donation to Washington United for Marriage

Donate to Washington United for Marriage between now and August 31st and Freedom to Marry will double your donation, up to $500,000.

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‘Win More States Fund’ reaches $3 million goal for investment in state campaigns

This week, Freedom to Marry matched its initial 2012 goal of raising and investing $3 million in three battleground states where marriage will appear on the ballot in November. The organization will continue working to raise funds for these campaigns, which need more than $10 million in order to secure wins.

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Why marriage matters for Rev. Gib Rossing, his wife Beth, and their son Jonathan

Why Marriage Matters Washington, a project from the Pride Foundation and Freedom to Marry, released their second video in their public information campaign focused on heightening support for the freedom to marry in Washington state. The new ad features a reverend and his wife talking about why they want their son, Jonathan, to be able to marry his long-term partner Ryan.

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