Postedon May 22, 2012 at 08:50 am
On Saturday, during the organization's board meeting, the NAACP approved a resolution supporting the freedom to marry, stating that advocating for marriage equality is consistent with the organization's 103-year history of committing to equal protection under the law.
Postedon Dec 08, 2010 at 11:30 am
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as shadow senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson called into the community gathering at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals courthouse hosted by Marriage Equality USA on Monday and shared extensive remarks in support of marriage equality and Judge Walker's Prop 8 ruling.
Postedon Dec 07, 2010 at 10:00 am
Adam Bink gives a summary of reactions from across the political spectrum to yesterday's Prop 8 Oral Arguments.
Postedon Oct 15, 2010 at 09:00 am
Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality, Menachem Rosensaft: "We must never lose sight of the fact that divisive rhetoric and demagoguery have consequences. The delegitimization or demonization of any group threatens our society as a whole."
Postedon Sep 07, 2010 at 11:00 am
Writer and producer Seth MacFarlane: "They'll [marriage equality opponents] just have to sulk in a corner and accept the fact that gays will be able to marry each other. Every civil-rights conflict—black people, women—comes to an end in the right way."
Postedon Aug 19, 2010 at 10:30 am
Josh Olson dissects the arguments those opposed to the freedom to marry often use. In this case the arguments come from Bishop Harry Jackson, the Christian pastor from Maryland who has led the anti-marriage equality movement in Washington D.C.
Postedon Jul 13, 2010 at 08:48 am
As both sides await news of a likely appeal in the Massachusetts marriage ruling from last week that could eventually lead to the Supreme Court, they are keeping an eye on California. A federal judge in San Francisco is expected to rule any day on whether voters in that state were within their rights when they supported a 2008 ballot initiative that banned marriage equality.
That decision could have major reverberations around the country and also end up before the nation's highest court.