200 leaders representing communities of color endorse marriage in Washington

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.

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Prince George’s County NAACP president supports marriage in Maryland

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.

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Julian Bond, chairman emeritus of the NAACP, tracks African-American support for marriage

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."

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Florida voters move toward freedom to marry support in new poll

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.

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Latino support of the freedom to marry continues to soar

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.

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New poll shows dramatic shift in Maryland’s support for the freedom to marry

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.

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Poll shows majority of black Americans support the freedom to marry

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.

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New poll indicates record support for the freedom to marry

A new poll from ABC and The Washington Post captures historic support for the freedom to marry in the United States.

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The NAACP supports same-sex couples’ freedom to marry

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.

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Newest cosponsors to Respect for Marriage Act are leading members of Congressional Black Caucus

The newest cosponsors to the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 1116) are two leaders within the Congressional Black Caucus.

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