Postedon Oct 05, 2011 at 10:09 am
Since the launch of our joint campaign with Marriage Equality Rhode Island, Ocean State Action, and Courage Campaign last week, over 1,000 Rhode Islanders have called on Senator Jack Reed to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act.
Postedon Oct 03, 2011 at 05:18 pm
Today, President Obama stated in an interview with ABC News that he was “still working” on his support for marriage for gay and lesbian couples.
Postedon Sep 30, 2011 at 10:46 am
Today, the Pentagon announced that it will allow military chaplains to perform marriages for same-sex couples who live in a state that has ended marriage discrimination.
Postedon Sep 28, 2011 at 03:21 pm
One day after Freedom to Marry, Courage Campaign, Marriage Equality Rhode Island, and Ocean State Action called on Senator Jack Reed to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, his office announced that he will make his decision "very shortly"
Postedon Sep 27, 2011 at 10:18 am
Freedom to Marry is joining with Marriage Equality Rhode Island, Ocean State Action, and Courage Campaign to urge Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that will overturn DOMA.
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 Sep 15, 2011 at 09:01 am
Days after his state passed an anti-gay constitutional amendment, Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC) signed on as the 123rd cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act in the House.
Postedon Sep 14, 2011 at 09:28 am
In a statement released yesterday after the NC Senate passed an anti-gay constitutional amendment, President Barack Obama reiterated his opposition to laws that discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.
Postedon Sep 13, 2011 at 10:25 am
With the addition of Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Rep. Tim Walz (D-RI) as cosponsors to the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill to repeal DOMA has a record number of cosponsors in the House.