Voters in MN defeat anti-marriage constitutional amendment

Voters in Minnesotan have voted AGAINST a proposed constitutional amendment that would have permanently limited the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. This win, taken with wins in Maine and Maryland, makes tonight a historic day for the campaign to win marriage nationwide.

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Marylanders cast historic vote on ballot measure, affirming the freedom to marry!

Tonight, the Vote For 6 campaign won, extending the freedom to marry to all loving and committed same-sex couples! Maryland is now the eighth state in the United States to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from Maryland!

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Marriage will officially appear on the ballot in Washington

Yesterday, the Secretary of State in Washington announced that Referendum 74 has officially qualified for the November 6 ballot in the state.

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Minnesotan Republican pens powerful commentary in favor of marriage

This past weekend, Minnesotan Republican Wheelock Whitney published a powerful opinion editorial in the Star Tribune about his opposition to the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban marriages for gay and lesbian couples.

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Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC) cosponsors the Respect for Marriage Act

Days after his state passed an anti-gay constitutional amendment, Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC) signed on as the 123rd cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act in the House.

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More union opposition to Minnesota’s anti-marriage amendment

The Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) is the latest labor organization in the state to speak out against the anti-marriage amendment that will appear on the November 2012 ballot.

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Yes on 1 campaigner expresses regret over campaign tactics

Marc Mutty, the campaign manager for Yes on 1 in Maine, admits that his NOM-backed campaign used distortion and hyperbole to repeal the state’s freedom to marry law.

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Two Iowa Senate democrats say loyalty to Gronstal trumps support for marriage amendment

A handful of Senate Democrats who would be the deciding votes on an amendment to ban marriage equality said Tuesday they won't join minority Republicans to force a vote this year.

Barring a change of heart, that means the effort to allow a public vote on a constitutional amendment to ban the freedom to marry is dead in the Iowa Legislature this session.

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Video: Iowa Democratic Chair urges lawmakers not to be distracted by marriage ban

Retaining the jobs we have and creating new ones, that's what Iowa's Democratic Chair says the state's lawmakers should be focusing on, not banning marriage equality.

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Conservative group: We won’t give up fight for marriage vote in Iowa Senate

A conservative group says it has only begun to fight for a vote of the people on marriage equality, despite a failed attempt to force a vote in the Iowa Senate Thursday.

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