Postedon Sep 18, 2012 at 01:00 pm
This week, two new members of the House of Representatives signed on as co-sponsors for the Respect for Marriage Act. Rep. Mel Watt from North Carolina and Rep. Leonard Boswell from Iowa have become the latest co-sponsors of the bill, raising the total number of co-sponsors in the House to 156.
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 May 08, 2012 at 08:13 pm
North Carolina's discriminatory Amendment 1, which adds an amendment to the state's constitution banning all marriage, civil union, or domestic partnership for same-sex couples, passed today.
Postedon May 07, 2012 at 02:30 pm
Yesterday, Freedom to Marry's Marc Solomon debated Brian Brown from the National Organization for Marriage about how Amendment One in North Carolina will harm gay and lesbian families if it is approved tomorrow.
Postedon Nov 30, 2011 at 01:09 pm
Evan Wolfson speaks at North Carolina's Center on Law and Government.
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 14, 2011 at 09:28 am
In a statement released yesterday after the NC Senate passed an anti-gay constitutional amendment, President Barack Obama reiterated his opposition to laws that discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.
Postedon Sep 13, 2011 at 12:37 pm
Today, the North Carolina legislature approved an amendment to the state’s constitution that would deny same-sex couples the freedom to marry.
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.