BREAKING: New Hampshire repeal efforts defeated

Today, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted down legislation that would have repealed the state’s two-year-old freedom to marry law along with a key vote to defeat the Bates Amendment, which would have forced a non-binding referendum on marriage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.

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Marriage bill gets its first Republican cosponsor in the Washington Senate

State Senator Steve Litzow announced over the weekend that he will be the first Senate Republican to cosponsor the marriage bill in Washington state.

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Thousands of Mainers ask Senator Collins to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act

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.

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Tell Romney: stop dissing gay veterans

Yesterday, presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a 63 year old gay married Vietnam Veteran "I believe marriage is between a man and a woman." Help us Mitt he's wrong about marriage

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Freedom to Marry celebrates first Republican cosponsor of DOMA repeal bill

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.

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NY State Senator Saland explains his vote for the freedom to marry

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.

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Watch: Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s Speech on Marriage

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg delivered an impassioned speech yesterday calling for the passage of marriage legislation this legislative session.

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Minnesota Legislature Passes a Proposed Constitutional Amendment

The Minnesota legislature passed a proposed amendment to the state's constitution that will go on the ballot in November 2012.

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Wealthy Republican Donors Supporting New York Marriage Campaign

Key support for winning marriage in New York is coming from some conservative donors.

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Young Republican speaks out against Minnesota’s proposed anti-gay constitutional amendment

During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on proposed anti-gay constitutional amendment in Minnesota, one young Republican took a strong stand in support of the freedom to marry

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