Postedon Nov 06, 2012 at 11:40 pm
Tonight, Freedom to Marry applauds the reelection of President Barack Obama, the first sitting president to support the freedom to marry and the first person elected president after campaigning on a platform that fully supports the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon Oct 25, 2012 at 03:45 pm
Today, a spokesperson for the Obama campaign issued a statement about the president's support for the ballot campaigns to win marriage in Maine, Maryland, and Washington. The campaign has already spoken out against a ballot measure in Minnesota.
Postedon Oct 25, 2012 at 11:15 am
Today, Marylanders for Marriage Equality released a new radio spot urging listeners to support the freedom to marry at the ballot. Freedom to Marry invested $100,000 in the Vote For 6 campaign to support the airing of the new advertisement and a previously announced radio spot featuring NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond.
Postedon Sep 07, 2012 at 10:00 am
In President Barack Obama's speech accepting the Democratic nomination for president, which closed the Democratic National Convention, he continued discussing LGBT issues in what amounts to a historic level of visibility for the LGBT community at a convention for a major U.S. political party.
Postedon Aug 02, 2012 at 10:00 am
Yesterday, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and 83 additional members of Congress sent a letter to the Obama administration urging the President to take formal action on a statement he made last year about working to protect binational same-sex couples.
Postedon Jun 13, 2012 at 10:50 am
At a speech in Baltimore yesterday, President Barack Obama spoke out against anti-gay activists who are working to overturn the freedom to marry in Maryland. He urged voters to uphold marriage for same-sex couples at the ballot this November.
Postedon Jun 04, 2012 at 10:00 am
Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama released a video answering Twitter users' questions, and one of the questions focused on her views on the freedom to marry.
Postedon May 25, 2012 at 12:00 pm
A new poll from The Washington Post and ABC demonstrates that a majority of black Americans now support the freedom to marry, with 59 percent of black respondents saying they agree with the President.
Postedon May 18, 2012 at 02:36 pm
Garden State Equality, the largest civil rights organization in New Jersey, has been working hard to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of the freedom to marry.