Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry highlights marriage discrimination against military families

Freedom to Marry and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network have teamed up this week to launch a new, national persuasion campaign - Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry. The campaign will illustrate how the Defense of Marriage Act negatively impacts military families.

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Tell Romney: stop dissing gay veterans

Yesterday, presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a 63 year old gay married Vietnam Veteran "I believe marriage is between a man and a woman." Help us Mitt he's wrong about marriage

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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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Senator Mikulski: It’s time to repeal DOMA

Freedom to Marry is joining with married Baltimore couple Heather and Amy, Equality Maryland, and Courage Campaign to call on US Senator Barbara Mikulski to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that will overturn DOMA.

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Watch: why marriage matters to Mark and Steve

Freedom to Marry supporter Steve Ledoux shared this wonderful video of why marriage matters to him and his husband Mark.

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Married gay couple faces forced separation because of DOMA

Anthony and Bradford, married for 7 years, may be forced to separate after losing an immigration battle to gain permanent residency for Anthony, and Australian citizen.

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Watch: Evan Wolfson’s testimony at the Respect for Marriage Act hearing

Video of testimony be Evan Wolfson and Ron Wallen at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Respect for Marriage Act.

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City of Cambridge Pays Stipends to Married Same-sex Spouses to Offset Unfair Tax

The city of Cambridge has decided to pay a stipend to public employees with same-sex spouse to cover the additional tax such employees are saddled with if they cover their spouse under their employer-provided health insurance. Cambridge is the first municipality in the country to attempt to offset this additional, unjust tax placed on same-sex couples because of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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Breaking: Senate Hearing on DOMA expected in “coming weeks”

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced today the Committee will hold the first congressional hearing on repealing the so-called Defense of Marriage Act in the “coming weeks.”

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The golden rule

For as long as Shari can remember, her uncles Ron & Tom have been together. But because of DOMA now Ron may have to give up the home he shared with Tom, who died in March. Watch Ron & Tom's story and then take action and tell Congress to put an end to the "gay tax" caused by DOMA.

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