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.
Postedon Mar 01, 2012 at 07:00 pm
Today, Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), California Attorney General Kamala Harris, Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Representative Charles Gonzalez (D-TX), all co-chairs of President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign, have joined a growing number of elected officials and more than 28,000 voters who have endorsed a freedom to marry plank in the Democratic Party’s 2012 national platform.
Postedon Mar 01, 2012 at 01:07 pm
In a letter today to the Democratic Party Platform Drafting Committee, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced his support for a freedom to marry plank in the 2012 platform.
Postedon Feb 28, 2012 at 04:07 pm
Former Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold is the second Co-Chair of Barack Obama's reelection campaign to endorse a freedom to marry plank in the 2012 Democratic Party Platform today.
Postedon Feb 28, 2012 at 10:32 am
Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced she is joining Freedom to Marry in urging the Democratic Party to include a freedom to marry plank in the 2012 Party Platform.
Postedon Feb 22, 2012 at 12:28 pm
Emily Tisch Sussman, Executive Director of the Young Democrats of America (YDA), joined Freedom to Marry in calling on the Democratic Party to include a freedom to marry plank in its 2012 Party Platform