Postedon May 14, 2012 at 09:30 am
Yesterday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of UNC Chapel Hill. In his speech, he criticized last week's passage of the constitutional amendment banning the freedom to marry in North Carolina.
Postedon Feb 22, 2012 at 12:28 pm
Emily Tisch Sussman, Executive Director of the Young Democrats of America (YDA), joined Freedom to Marry in calling on the Democratic Party to include a freedom to marry plank in its 2012 Party Platform
Postedon Dec 16, 2011 at 09:10 am
As we gear up for 2012 and our strategies for gaining more ground in the campaign to win marriage nationwide, here’s a look back at Freedom to Marry’s Top Ten Moments for Marriage in 2011.
Postedon Sep 15, 2011 at 09:01 am
Days after his state passed an anti-gay constitutional amendment, Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC) signed on as the 123rd cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act in the House.
Postedon Sep 13, 2011 at 09:36 am
The NC House passed the anti-gay constitutional amendment yesterday, but not without a fight. Fair-minded lawmakers passionately characterized the amendment for what it is: discriminatory and harmful.
Postedon Sep 12, 2011 at 09:13 am
Prominent North Carolinians, including the President of NC NAACP and the co-founder of Facebook, are among the thousands speaking out against the anti-gay constitutional amendment.
Postedon Aug 23, 2011 at 09:20 am
The Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) is the latest labor organization in the state to speak out against the anti-marriage amendment that will appear on the November 2012 ballot.
Postedon Aug 18, 2011 at 12:26 pm
This past weekend, two New York Assemblywomen witnessed family members making that special commitment of marriage to another person—of the same sex. Assemblywomen Teresa Sayward, R-Willsboro, and Janet Duprey, R-Peru, witnessed and celebrated the freedom to marry after being part of the historic vote that brought the freedom to marry to New York.
Postedon Aug 17, 2011 at 01:22 pm
Today, Maine’s Secretary of State approved the language for the citizen’s initiative asking Mainers to restore the freedom to marry in the state. Now that the language has been approved, EqualityMaine will begin collecting signatures to add that initiative to the ballot in 2012.