Postedon Sep 24, 2012 at 10:30 am
In November, Mainers will be asked to approve the freedom to marry for all loving and committed couples at the ballot. Beth Allen and her partner Valerie are one of the couples who will be affected by the vote. Hear from Beth in this profile about why marriage matters and what she's been doing to push for the marriage law in Maine!
Postedon Sep 21, 2012 at 04:30 pm
People across Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington state are having conversations about why marriage matters, inspired by the courageous personal stories featured in a groundbreaking set of new educational broadcast ads.
Postedon Sep 11, 2012 at 10:15 am
Today, Freedom to Marry announced a pledge to match donations up to $200,000 to the "Yes on 1" campaign through the end of September. The $200,000 contribution from our Win More States Fund would bring our total investment in Maine to $1 million this year.
Postedon Sep 10, 2012 at 11:00 am
Today, Mainers United for Marriage, a coalition of Maine organizations working to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage, officially launched the Yes on 1 campaign, the next phase in the state's historic push to proactively approve the freedom to marry at the ballot.
Postedon Sep 07, 2012 at 11:00 am
Freedom to Marry's Online Campaign Manager Cameron Tolle is in Portland, Maine this week working with Mainers United for Marriage. Read Cameron's update from Maine and then learn how you can help Maine become the first state to win marriage at the ballot.
Postedon Aug 28, 2012 at 04:00 pm
Last week, a new video advertisement began airing on television screens in Maine, which advocates are tirelessly working to make the first state to proactively win marriage at the ballot in November. The spot features Dan and Pat Lawson, a couple from Monroe, Maine that has been married for 30 years, talking about their twin sons, one of whom is gay.
Postedon Aug 13, 2012 at 09:30 am
This week, Freedom to Marry matched its initial 2012 goal of raising and investing $3 million in three battleground states where marriage will appear on the ballot in November. The organization will continue working to raise funds for these campaigns, which need more than $10 million in order to secure wins.
Postedon Jul 27, 2012 at 11:30 am
Tonight, during the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, two new television advertisements will debut in Washington and Maine to make the case for the freedom to marry. The ads feature people speaking out about why marriage matters to them and why the support the freedom to marry for all couples. The debuts come at a critical time - we're just 100 days away from the November 6, 2012 election, when voters in Washington and Maine will be asked to vote on marriage at the ballot.
Postedon Jul 25, 2012 at 09:43 am
Over the past few months, we've seen conservative voices become an essential part of the campaign to win marriage nationwide. Now, the four states facing ballot initiatives in the November 6, 2012 election - Washington, Maine, Minnesota, and Maryland - are capitalizing on that momentum by shoring up support among conservatives and encouraging them to make their voices heard.
Postedon Jul 11, 2012 at 11:15 am
Today, The Portland Press Herald in Maine released the results from a survey that asked Maine voters whether they support the citizen's initiative in the state to pass the freedom to marry. The poll found that 57% of respondents say they support the freedom to marry in Maine, while only 35% say they are opposed.