Top Republican figure John Bolton supports the freedom to marry

This week, John Bolton, who served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in 2005 and 2006, expressed that he is considering making a run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 - and that he supports the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

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Freedom Indiana launches to protect same-sex couples and their families in IN

Today in Indiana, a statewide bipartisan coalition joined together to launch Freedom Indiana, which will work to defeat HJR-6, a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to permanently ban all protections for same-sex couples and their families in Indiana.

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New Jersey United for Marriage Launches

New Jersey United for Marriage, the campaign to secure the freedom to marry for all loving and committed couples in the state, launched today.

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Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry expands with new members, video campaign

Today, dozens of new conservative voices joined Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry, the campaign to amplify and build support for ending the exclusion of same-sex couples among young conservatives across the United States.

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Rhode Island Senate Republican Caucus unanimously supports marriage bill

Today, on the day that the Senate Judiciary Committee in Rhode Island will vote on legislation that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, all of the members of the Senate Republican Caucus in Rhode Island announced their support for the marriage bill. The caucus is now the first legislative caucus of any political party in any state to unanimously support the freedom to marry.

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Republican National Committee passes resolution against the freedom to marry

Today, the Republican National Committee approved a resolution reaffirming its stance against the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, even despite vocal opposition from a growing number of young conservatives who embrace the freedom to marry and view it as a core conservative value.

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Young Conservatives denounce RNC resolution against the freedom to marry

The leadership committee for Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry published a letter this morning denouncing the draft of an RNC resolution that includes language excluding same-sex couples from marriage.

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Republican IL Rep. Ed Sullivan announces support for marriage bill

Today, Illinois Rep. Ed Sullivan announced that he will vote for the freedom to marry on the IL House marriage bill. He is the second Republican representative in IL to pledge his support.

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Republican Sen. Mark Kirk becomes 50th U.S. Senator to support the freedom to marry

Today, Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) announced his support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. He is the second sitting Republican Senator ever to publicly support marriage, and he is the 50th U.S. Senator in today's Congress to stand on the Right Side of History.

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10 journey stories: How these political leaders grew to understand why marriage matters

It is important to embrace and celebrate the journey stories of American politicians and political figures. These stories often allow even more Americans to challenge their own perspectives and begin to complete their own journeys. Here are ten great quotes from prominent political leaders who now support marriage for all couples and their families.

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