Postedon Dec 12, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Kevin and Tony are thrilled that they were able to host a happy ceremony in August - and that their first date nearly five years ago represented the last Valentine's Day they'd spend alone. But they know that marriage matters - and that Proposition 8 must be overturned so that same-sex couples can stop seeing their relationships relegated to a lesser status than marriage.
Postedon Dec 11, 2012 at 11:30 am
Yesterday, Freedom to Marry founder and president Evan Wolfson published an editorial in The New York Times where he encouraged advocates of ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage to keep focusing on creating a climate for the Supreme Court to rule in our favor.
Postedon Nov 27, 2012 at 10:15 am
Mignon Moore and Elaine Harvey have been together for 10 years, after meeting in 2002. This summer, they married in New York and celebrated in Mexico - and now they're waiting for Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act to to be overturned so they can finally, universally, give the world a clear picture of their love and commitment for each other.
Postedon Oct 29, 2012 at 10:45 am
The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will consider whether or not it will review federal constitutional challenges to two marriage cases - the Proposition 8 case in California and one or more of the challenges facing the so-called Defense of Marriage Act - at its private conference on Tuesday, November 20.
Postedon Oct 18, 2012 at 04:45 pm
This week, Minnesotans United for All Families, the coalition working to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment in Minnesota that would permanently limit the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, released a new video featuring former Proposition 8 supporter David Blankenhorn speaking out against the amendment.
Postedon Aug 28, 2012 at 11:00 am
On Friday, Ted Olson, David Boies, and the other lawyers representing the gay and lesbian plaintiffs in Perry v. Brown, the court case challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8 in California, filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court not to review the case.
Postedon Jun 22, 2012 at 12:20 pm
This morning, David Blankenhorn, who was presented as a key witness opposing the freedom to marry in California's Proposition 8 trial, wrote a piece in The New York Times expressing that he now supports marriage for same-sex couples.
Postedon Jun 05, 2012 at 12:20 pm
This afternoon, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied a petition for an en banc rehearing of the Proposition 8 case - the 2008 ballot initiative in California that resulted in a constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying in the state
Postedon Jun 05, 2012 at 09:50 am
Later today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal will announce a filing in Perry v. Brown, the case that revolves around Proposition 8, which struck down the freedom to marry in California in 2008.
Postedon Nov 16, 2011 at 10:43 am
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.