Postedon Oct 02, 2013 at 11:45 am
This week, Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson spoke with MSNBC about a Friday ruling by a New Jersey Superior Court judge declaring that same-sex couples should have the freedom to marry in New Jersey.
Postedon Oct 01, 2013 at 02:30 pm
When Ashley Jestat took a vacation to the Dominican Republic in 2002, she had no idea that she would meet the love of her life. While staying with her family at a vacation resort, Ashley met Gabriela Giuliani, who was back in the Dominican Republic, where she was born and grew up before moving to New Jersey over 25 years ago, visiting family and friends.
Postedon Sep 27, 2013 at 03:00 pm
The judge ruled in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in New Jersey, and unless the decision is appealed, marriages would begin in the state on October 21, 2013. Now that the lower court has found that the New Jersey civil union law is unconstitutional, it is imperative that the New Jersey legislature act quickly to pass a marriage bill.
Postedon Sep 24, 2013 at 02:00 pm
Coming off of June's historic victories at the Supreme Court, marriage supporters are working harder than ever in more states than ever in an effort to win marriage in more states and grow public support for marriage. Here's a look at how marriage has moved forward in eight key states this month!
Postedon Sep 18, 2013 at 09:30 am
Nikki and Sue had a beautiful ceremony promising commitment to each other in Hawaii - but it was frustrating to see that no matter how gorgeous their day was, their commitment is not legally respected by the state of Hawaii. And when they returned home to New Jersey, too, they knew that they would continue to be viewed as single.
Postedon Aug 12, 2013 at 04:30 pm
As we continue to celebrate the victories at the Supreme Court in June 2013, we're already hard at work on building up momentum and securing essential votes in four key state marriage campaigns. Winning these four states before the end of 2014 is an important step on the path to victory.
Postedon Aug 07, 2013 at 11:00 am
Robert and Aaron's wedding - which not only celebrated their love and commitment but also helped to fuel the campaign to win marriage in all 50 states - is a testament to the work we do at Freedom to Marry.
Postedon Jul 10, 2013 at 03:30 pm
In the past 2 weeks, since the United States Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional Section 3 of DOMA, many legal organizations have looked to build off of the victory's momentum by filing state lawsuits seeking the freedom to marry and challenging state marriage amendments and bans.
Postedon Jul 10, 2013 at 11:30 am
A new poll released today finds that 60 percent of New Jersey residents support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. That's on par with many recent polls in the state, which demonstrate consistently that it's time for marriage in New Jersey.