Catholics in Baltimore organize in support of the freedom to marry

This weekend, a group of Catholics in Baltimore, Maryland will hold a rally and discussion in support of the freedom to marry for all couples. The group will be discussing strategies for ensuring that the freedom to marry is upheld in Maryland when it goes to the ballot in November.

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New poll shows dramatic shift in Maryland’s support for the freedom to marry

In the wake of President Barack Obama's announcement that he supports the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, public opinion is shifting dramatically, including in Maryland, according to a recent poll.

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Update: State organizations using marriage momentum for ballot campaigns

Four states facing 2012 ballot campaigns concerning the freedom to marry are gearing up for November, using the momentum from last week's historical announcement from President Obama to galvanize supporters.

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22 Senators endorse freedom to marry plank in 2012 National Democratic Platform

Today, the Washington Blade reported that 22 senators have joined a growing number of politicians and advocates who have endorsed including a freedom to marry plank in the Democratic Party’s 2012 national platform.

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Maryland Legislature passes the freedom to marry

Following today's successful vote in the State Senate, the marriage bill is now on its way to Governor Martin O'Malley's desk for his signature.

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Freedom to Marry supporters thank Senator Mikulski

After Senator Barbara Mikulski announced that she would cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, Freedom to Marry supporters in Maryland were quick to send messages thanking the Senator for her support.

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Senator Mikulski will cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act

Today, US Senator Barbara Mikulski announced that she would cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would overturn the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. Mikulski's announcement to cosponsor the bill comes days after Freedom to Marry, Courage Campaign, and Equality Maryland delivered nearly 3,000 constituent signatures to the Senator's office asking for her support.

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Nearly 3,000 Marylanders ask Senator Mikulski to support DOMA repeal

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.

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UPDATE: Thousands of Marylanders urge Senator Mikulski to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act

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?

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Senator Mikulski: It’s time to repeal DOMA

Freedom to Marry is joining with married Baltimore couple Heather and Amy, Equality Maryland, and Courage Campaign to call on US Senator Barbara Mikulski to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that will overturn DOMA.

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