Postedon Sep 20, 2012 at 12:33 pm
This week, Washington United for Marriage, the broad coalition of organizations and advocates working to uphold the freedom to marry in Washington, announced that nearly 200 organizations and leaders representing communities of color in the state are voicing their fervent support for marriage for same-sex couples.
Postedon Sep 19, 2012 at 11:30 am
This week, Bob Ross, the president of the Prince George County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) spoke out in support of Question 6, the ballot measure that would uphold the freedom to marry in Maryland.
Postedon Sep 06, 2012 at 02:15 pm
Today, Julian Bond, chairman emeritus of the NAACP published an editorial about why the marriage campaign in Maryland matters. He says: "African Americans are now sitting around the dinner table talking about it and realizing at the end of the day it's about treating people fairly and making families stronger."
Postedon Jun 12, 2012 at 11:00 am
A new poll from Public Policy Polling shows that Florida voters, like much of the country, are quickly shifting their views on the freedom to marry toward majority approval. Gains among black voters in the state are particularly evident.
Postedon May 30, 2012 at 12:30 pm
It is important to continually highlight the soaring support for the freedom to marry among Latinos in the United States. In recent years, the Latino community's support for marriage has climbed higher and higher.
Postedon May 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm
In the wake of President Barack Obama's announcement that he supports the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, public opinion is shifting dramatically, including in Maryland, according to a recent poll.
Postedon May 25, 2012 at 12:00 pm
A new poll from The Washington Post and ABC demonstrates that a majority of black Americans now support the freedom to marry, with 59 percent of black respondents saying they agree with the President.
Postedon May 23, 2012 at 09:55 am
A new poll from ABC and The Washington Post captures historic support for the freedom to marry in the United States.
Postedon May 22, 2012 at 08:50 am
On Saturday, during the organization's board meeting, the NAACP approved a resolution supporting the freedom to marry, stating that advocating for marriage equality is consistent with the organization's 103-year history of committing to equal protection under the law.
Postedon Apr 23, 2012 at 09:53 am
The newest cosponsors to the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 1116) are two leaders within the Congressional Black Caucus.