Postedon Jun 12, 2014 at 11:30 am
Today is the 47th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia, a landmark ruling that declared bans on interracial marriage in the United States unconstitutional.
Postedon Jun 12, 2013 at 11:00 am
Today, as we reflect on the 46th anniversary of the momentous Loving v. Virginia decision, which declared bans on interracial marriage unconstitutional, we hope that this month, we have another landmark marriage victory to celebrate.
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.