Postedon Dec 23, 2014 at 02:00 pm
The strategy to build Mayors for the Freedom to Marry in 2014 has been incredibly successful. In this, the third year of the program, we increased the number of mayors from the mid-300s to over 500 Mayors and went from having mayors in less than 35 states to 45 states.
Postedon Sep 23, 2014 at 01:30 pm
This week, Mayor Steve Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina signed on to Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, becoming the 500th in the country to do so.
Postedon Aug 22, 2014 at 03:00 pm
Today, Knoxville mayor Madeline Rogero joined Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a broad-based, nonpartisan coalition of nearly 500 mayors who are speaking up for why marriage matters for same-sex couples in their communities.
Postedon Aug 21, 2014 at 03:00 pm
Today, Mayor Karl Dean of Nashville, Tennessee became the first mayor in Tennessee to join Mayors for the Freedom to Marry. With his support, the Mayors for the Freedom to Marry program now includes mayors from all 14 Southern states.
Postedon Aug 14, 2014 at 11:30 am
Today, one week after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit heard oral arguments in 6 landmark marriage cases, the Mayor of Cincinnati is voicing his support for the freedom to marry, urging the Court to affirm lower court rulings holding that banning same-sex couples from marriage is unconstitutional.
Postedon Jul 16, 2014 at 11:00 am
In Florida, Mayors for the Freedom to Marry include elected officials representing Orlando, Key West, St. Petersburg, Lake Worth, and Miami Beach, with a number of new mayors coming aboard this month.
Postedon Jun 24, 2014 at 07:00 am
Yesterday, June 23, at its annual conference in Dallas, the U.S. Conference of Mayors overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on federal courts, including the Supreme Court, to expeditiously bring an end to marriage discrimination against gay couples nationwide.
Postedon Jun 20, 2014 at 02:00 pm
Today, Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville, Kentucky signed on to Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a broad-based and nonpartisan group of mayors who believe that all people should be able to share in the love and commitment of marriage.
Postedon May 22, 2014 at 10:30 am
Today, Mayor Karyn Hippen of Thompson, North Dakota signed onto Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, becoming the 400th mayor to do so - and the first from North Dakota.
Postedon Apr 18, 2014 at 11:30 am
Last week, in his State of the City address, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer called for the freedom to marry in Florida while championing Orlando's commitment to protecting same-sex couples and providing a safe and welcoming place for all families.