Postedon Feb 02, 2015 at 02:15 pm
Today, February 2, President Obama announced a new budget proposal that includes a change to the Social Security Act that would allow all legally married same-sex couples to receive the full array of protections regardless of the state they live in.
Postedon Jan 23, 2015 at 10:59 am
This week, President Barack Obama again affirmed his commitment to the freedom to marry, calling on the United States Supreme Court to do the right thing and end marriage discrimination in the United States once and for all.
Postedon Jan 20, 2015 at 10:00 pm
Today, January 20, President Obama underscored the Obama administration's commitment to helping to bring the freedom to marry to all couples nationwide in his sixth annual State of the Union address.
Postedon Oct 23, 2014 at 10:00 am
Today, Lambda Legal filed a case in the federal district court of Washington, D.C. against the Social Security Administration to win social security protections for same-sex couples regardless of their state laws.
Postedon Oct 20, 2014 at 11:00 am
In a recent interview with The New Yorker, President Obama voiced his support for the freedom to marry in all states in the United States.
Postedon Sep 24, 2014 at 04:00 pm
This week, Freedom to Marry and the Human Rights Campaign sent a joint letter to United States Attorney General Eric Holder urging the Department of Justice to act now and ensure that the marriages of same-sex couples performed earlier this year in Arkansas, Indiana, and Wisconsin are respected by the federal government.
Postedon Jun 20, 2014 at 10:00 am
Today, the Obama administration announced that it will take additional steps to provide increased federal respect for same-sex couples’ legal marriages - However, social security protections for married couples will remain unavailable in nearly all states that do not respect marriage for same-sex couples.
Postedon Apr 23, 2014 at 10:30 am
This year, Susan and Shannon McSpadden, who hail from Merriam, KS, were invited to attend the Easter Egg Roll with their children, Davis and Georgia.
Postedon Mar 28, 2014 at 10:00 am
Today, the United States Department of Justice announced that the federal government will respect the legal marriages of the 300+ same-sex couples in Michigan who were issued marriage licenses in the state on Saturday, March 22.
Postedon Feb 10, 2014 at 04:30 pm
This weekend, United States Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Department of Justice would issue a memo to recognize marriages between same-sex couples - even in states without the freedom to marry - "to the greatest extent possible under the law."