Postedon Jul 06, 2012 at 10:50 am
Since 2009, when the Iowa Supreme Court declared that the state's ban on same-sex couples from marrying is unconstitutional, anti-gay activists have been looking for ways to overturn the freedom to marry in the state. Now, however, it looks like the viability of reversing the law - even if a Republican majority does take hold in November - is increasingly unlikely.
Postedon Jul 03, 2012 at 12:40 pm
Last week, the Democratic Party in Kentucky's largest county approved a resolution to encourage the state's delegates to the national convention to support the addition of a "freedom to marry" plank in the official Democratic party platform. It's the latest move in the recent surge of traditionally conservative states growing their support for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Mar 27, 2012 at 09:37 am
"Strategic Goal of this Project is to Drive a Wedge Between Gays and Blacks"
Postedon Mar 21, 2012 at 12:29 pm
Today, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted down legislation that would have repealed the state’s two-year-old freedom to marry law along with a key vote to defeat the Bates Amendment, which would have forced a non-binding referendum on marriage onto the November ballot and replaced marriage with civil unions.
Postedon Jan 09, 2012 at 11:11 am
State Senator Steve Litzow announced over the weekend that he will be the first Senate Republican to cosponsor the marriage bill in Washington state.
Postedon Dec 13, 2011 at 03:08 pm
Today, Freedom to Marry, EqualityMaine, Courage Campaign, GLAD, Maine Women's Lobby and the ACLU of Maine hand delivered over 2,300 signatures from Senator Susan Collins' constituents asking her to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act.
Postedon Sep 23, 2011 at 08:24 am
Today, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen announced that she would be the first Republican member of Congress to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 1116), sponsored by Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Jul 13, 2011 at 09:07 am
In interview with Alex Altman of Time Magazine, New York State Senator Stephen Saland explains why he voted for the freedom to marry in New York. Senator Saland was the Republican senator who cast the decisive 32nd vote for the NY marriage bill.