Postedon May 25, 2012 at 09:40 am
Last night, a federal judge in Oakland, California ruled that the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits federal recognition of legal marriages between same-sex couples, is unconstitutional.
Postedon May 23, 2012 at 02:58 pm
In an appearance on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, former Secretary of State Colin Powell says he believes that committed gay and lesbian couples should have the freedom to marry.
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 10:00 am
In a new book, Debating Same-Sex Marriage, philosopher and prominent gay advocate John Corvino will debate Maggie Gallagher from the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage. Corvino has shared an excerpt with Freedom to Marry explaining his view on "What Marriage Is."
Postedon May 03, 2012 at 11:01 am
Today 11 State Democratic Party chairs from across the country joined in support of a freedom to marry plank in the party’s national platform. The chairs include John Burton (CA), Jay Jacobs (NY), John Walsh (MA), Ken Martin (MN), Meredith Wood Smith (OR), Boyd Richie (TX), Jake Perkinson (VT), Mike Tate (WI), Dwight Pelz (WA), Jon Wisniewski (NJ), and Joan Wagnon (KS).
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.
Postedon Apr 17, 2012 at 09:03 am
Pressure continues to mount on the Democratic Party to adopt a freedom to marry plank in the 2012 Party Platform, as half a dozen Democratic Congressional leaders signed on to our Democrats: Say I Do campaign today
Postedon Mar 15, 2012 at 08:49 am
It's been one year since the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would overturn the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), was introduced in Congress and 365 days later, support for ending federal marriage discrimination is at an all-time high. Just this week Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Hansen Clarke (D-MI) and Steve Cohen (D-TN) became the latest members of Congress to sign on as cosponsors of the bill.
Postedon Mar 02, 2012 at 01:04 pm
Today, the Washington Blade reported that 22 senators have joined a growing number of politicians and advocates who have endorsed including a freedom to marry plank in the Democratic Party’s 2012 national platform.