Postedon Feb 23, 2011 at 12:19 pm
In a major victory for the freedom to marry, the president said that a higher level of scrutiny must be applied to any law that discriminates based on sexual orientation – including the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act."
Postedon Feb 11, 2011 at 10:37 am
A rundown of the government's unfair treatment a gay man who was married to an army veteran.
Postedon Feb 03, 2011 at 02:50 pm
The chief justice of the California Supreme Court says a key decision on Prop 8 case could come as soon as next week. The federal appeals court is waiting for a decision from the state court on standing in the case.
Postedon Feb 02, 2011 at 02:30 pm
In an interview on Swirl Radio, Freedom to Marry Political Director Sean Eldridge spoke about the state of the marriage movement in America, as well as his own recent engagement to Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes.
Postedon Feb 02, 2011 at 10:00 am
A handful of Senate Democrats who would be the deciding votes on an amendment to ban marriage equality said Tuesday they won't join minority Republicans to force a vote this year.
Barring a change of heart, that means the effort to allow a public vote on a constitutional amendment to ban the freedom to marry is dead in the Iowa Legislature this session.
Postedon Jan 31, 2011 at 09:30 am
President Obama has balanced on a political tightrope for two years over the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, the contentious 1996 law barring federal recognition of marriages of same-sex couples.
Now, two new federal lawsuits threaten to snap that rope out from under him.
Postedon Jan 27, 2011 at 01:00 pm
A motion by Iowa state Sen. Kent Sorenson to suspend the Senate’s rules to allow a vote on a constitutional ban on the freedom to marry was defeated early Thursday morning on a party-line vote.
Postedon Jan 26, 2011 at 05:00 pm
A passionate debate took place at a legislative meeting in Iowa on Monday about a proposal that could ultimately eliminate the freedom to marry in Iowa.