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 26, 2011 at 09:01 am
Freedom to Marry staff just returned from Seattle, Washington where we met with key members of Equal Rights Washington and the Washington state legislature about potential plans to win marriage in 2012.
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.
Postedon Sep 13, 2011 at 09:36 am
The NC House passed the anti-gay constitutional amendment yesterday, but not without a fight. Fair-minded lawmakers passionately characterized the amendment for what it is: discriminatory and harmful.
Postedon Aug 26, 2011 at 09:18 am
Today, Freedom to Marry, Courage Campaign, and Equality Maryland will deliver nearly 3,000 signatures to Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) in support of the Respect for Marriage Act.
Postedon Aug 19, 2011 at 10:23 am
Nearly 2,800 Marylanders have signed our open letter calling on Senator Mikulski to support repealing the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. Can you help us reach 3,000?
Postedon Aug 18, 2011 at 12:26 pm
This past weekend, two New York Assemblywomen witnessed family members making that special commitment of marriage to another person—of the same sex. Assemblywomen Teresa Sayward, R-Willsboro, and Janet Duprey, R-Peru, witnessed and celebrated the freedom to marry after being part of the historic vote that brought the freedom to marry to New York.
Postedon Aug 17, 2011 at 01:22 pm
Today, Maine’s Secretary of State approved the language for the citizen’s initiative asking Mainers to restore the freedom to marry in the state. Now that the language has been approved, EqualityMaine will begin collecting signatures to add that initiative to the ballot in 2012.