BREAKING: New Hampshire repeal efforts defeated

Today, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted down legislation that would have repealed the state’s two-year-old freedom to marry law along with a key vote to defeat the Bates Amendment, which would have forced a non-binding referendum on marriage onto the November ballot and replaced marriage with civil unions.

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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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NH Senator Shaheen announces support for marriage plank in Democratic Platform

Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) announced she is joining Freedom to Marry in urging the Democratic Party to include a freedom to marry plank in the 2012 Party Platform.

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Governor Lynch pledges to veto marriage repeal bill in NH

During his state-of-the-state address today in Concord, New Hampshire's Governor John Lynch reiterated that he will veto legislation that seeks to repeal marriage for same-sex couples.

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Tell Romney: stop dissing gay veterans

Yesterday, presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a 63 year old gay married Vietnam Veteran "I believe marriage is between a man and a woman." Help us Mitt he's wrong about marriage

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Protecting the freedom to marry in New Hampshire

Marriage for gay and lesbian couples is under attack in New Hampshire. That's why Freedom to Marry is proud to be a leading member of Standing Up for New Hampshire Families, the campaign to protect marriage in the Granite State.

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NH House panel to vote on marriage repeal bill

On Tuesday, New Hampshire's House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on a bill that would repeal the freedom to marry in the Granite State, replacing it with civil union for gay and lesbian couples.

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62% oppose repealing marriage in New Hampshire

A poll released today by the nonpartisan University of New Hampshire Survey Center shows that 62% oppose repealing the freedom to marry in the Granite State.

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New Hampshire Panel Puts off Marriage Repeal Bills

The House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to hold on to a pair bills aiming to take away the freedom to marry in the state, avoiding a repeal that would be would be hugely unpopular with the public.

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States Update: Vote Delayed in MD, Calls to Let Marriage Resume in CA, Encouraging Polls in IA & NC

Two Maryland House members hold up the marriage bill vote, and California's Attorney General asks the federal appeals court to lift its order putting the Prop 8 decision on hold.

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