Postedon Aug 28, 2012 at 01:30 pm
In tomorrow's edition of The Tampa Tribune, a new public service-focused advertisement from Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry and Log Cabin Republicans will be published. The ad's publication is perfectly aligned with the Republican National Convention, which continues until Thursday, August 30 in Tampa, Florida.
Postedon Aug 27, 2012 at 03:45 pm
Over the past few weeks, members of the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry leadership committee have been speaking out about why they support marriage for all couples, and why their fellow conservatives, Republicans, or Libertarians should join them in calling for the freedom to marry.
Postedon Aug 24, 2012 at 01:30 pm
San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders, one of the chairs of our Mayors for the Freedom to Marry coalition, has filmed a new television advertisement with the Human Rights Campaign and Freedom to Marry where he speaks out about why he supports the freedom to marry for all couples and why other conservatives should do the same. The TV spot is set to air in the Tampa area during the Republican National Convention next week.
Postedon Aug 21, 2012 at 10:38 am
On Monday, Freedom to Marry strongly criticized draft language for the Republican National Convention's platform which attacks the courts and President Obama for standing with the majority of Americans who support marriage for gay and lesbian couples.
Postedon Aug 17, 2012 at 09:52 am
Today, the leadership committee of Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry sent a letter to the platform committee of the Republican National Committee urging them to reject using anti-marriage language in this year’s National Party Platform.
Postedon Aug 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Yesterday, retired Navy Captain Joan Darrah wrote a letter to the chair of the Republican Party Platform Committee asking that he allow her to testify about why the Republican party should include planks in their official platform calling for the repeal of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and support of the freedom to marry for all couples. The chair denied her request, and now Servicemembers Legal Defense Network is sponsoring a petition to support Capt. Darrah.
Postedon Jun 29, 2012 at 01:30 pm
On Thursday, the District of Columbia Republican Committee adopted its party platform - and it supports full protections for gay and lesbian citizens, becoming the first GOP state committee to do so.
Postedon Jun 18, 2012 at 04:00 pm
John Taft, chief executive of RBC Wealth Management in Minneapolis, is leading the charge against an anti-gay marriage amendment in Minnesota by pitching "the business case" for speaking up.
Postedon Jun 15, 2012 at 12:00 pm
This week, the political parties in Indiana have made adjustments to their views on the freedom to marry in their party platforms. It's one more example of how people across the country are moving toward support for marriage for all couples.
Postedon Mar 21, 2012 at 12:29 pm
Today, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted down legislation that would have repealed the state’s two-year-old freedom to marry law along with a key vote to defeat the Bates Amendment, which would have forced a non-binding referendum on marriage onto the November ballot and replaced marriage with civil unions.