More than 200 Mayors urge SCOTUS to rule for the freedom to marry

Today, March 6, 226 Mayors, as well as 40 cities, urged the United States Supreme Court to rule in favor of the freedom to marry this summer.

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Dozens of amicus briefs urge the U.S. Supreme Court to end marriage discrimination

Today, March 6, final amici briefs were filed to the United States Supreme Court urging the Justices to rule in favor of the freedom to marry nationwide.

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Mayors for the Freedom to Marry celebrates year of enlisting 500+ Mayors

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.

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500th mayor signs on to bipartisan coalition of Mayors for the Freedom to Marry

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.

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Mayor of Knoxville, TN supports marriage, fueling momentum in Tennessee

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.

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With Nashville mayor’s support, mayors in every Southern state are speaking up for marriage

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.

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Cincinnati Mayor Cranley urges 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to rule for marriage

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.

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New Video: Mayors across Florida speak out for the freedom to marry

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.

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U.S. Conference of Mayors passes resolution calling for end to marriage discrimination

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.

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Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville, KY joins Mayors for the Freedom to Marry

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.

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