Senator Reed: 104 days ≠ “very shortly”

104 days ago, Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) said he would decide "very shortly" whether or not he would cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would overturn DOMA. But 104 days later, he's still deciding. What's the hold up, Senator Reed?

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Legislative leaders announce introduction of a marriage bill in NJ

One day before the new legislature is sworn in, legislative leaders and marriage advocates in New Jersey announced that a marriage bill will be at the top of the legislative agenda in 2012.

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Governor Gregoire will introduce marriage legislation in Washington

Days before the start of the state's legislative session, Washington Governor Chris Gregoire announced that she will introduce legislation to extend marriage to gay and lesbian couples.

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Senators Lieberman and Collins: It’s time to repeal DOMA

Freedom to Marry is joining with six state and national organizations to call on Senator Lieberman (I-CT) and Senator Collins (R-ME) to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act.

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Marriage campaign launches in Washington state

Freedom to Marry is proud to support Washington United for Marriage, the coalition announced this week to secure marriage for gay and lesbian couples in Washington State.

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Senator Reed: It’s time to repeal DOMA

Freedom to Marry is joining with Marriage Equality Rhode Island, Ocean State Action, and Courage Campaign to urge Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that will overturn DOMA.

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Freedom to Marry working with marriage advocates in Washington

Freedom to Marry staff just returned from Seattle, Washington where we met with key members of Equal Rights Washington and the Washington state legislature about potential plans to win marriage in 2012.

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Federal update: Record number of Respect for Marriage Act cosponsors

With the addition of Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Rep. Tim Walz (D-RI) as cosponsors to the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill to repeal DOMA has a record number of cosponsors in the House.

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UPDATE: Thousands of Marylanders urge Senator Mikulski to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act

Nearly 2,800 Marylanders have signed our open letter calling on Senator Mikulski to support repealing the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. Can you help us reach 3,000?

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Maine Secretary of State Approves Language of Marriage Petition—Time to Get to Work

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.

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