Senator Nelson Becomes Cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act

Today, January 7, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson signed on as a cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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Respect for Marriage Act Reintroduced in Congress to Repeal DOMA

Today, January 6, 2015, United States Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and United States Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) reintroduced the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would fully repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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Department of Justice urged to respect legal marriages in 3 states

This week, Freedom to Marry and the Human Rights Campaign sent a joint letter to United States Attorney General Eric Holder urging the Department of Justice to act now and ensure that the marriages of same-sex couples performed earlier this year in Arkansas, Indiana, and Wisconsin are respected by the federal government.

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Widower reflects on end of DOMA & loss of partner of 58 years at Cheers to 10 Years

This week, at Freedom to Marry's Cheers to 10 Years event, Ron Wallen joined us on stage to bring a personal face to why marriage matters so deeply to same-sex couples.

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Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) signs on as Respect for Marriage Act co-sponsor

Today, Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) became the 44th United States Senator to co-sponsor the Respect for Marriage Act (S. 1236), the bill that would fully repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, definitively ending federal marriage discrimination and ensuring certainty regardless of where a legally married same-sex couple lives.

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On the 2nd anniversary of DADT repeal, let’s recommit to winning marriage nationwide

Today, is the second anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell which barred gay and lesbian people from serving openly in the military. In the last two years, life for gay and lesbian service members, veterans and their families has improved dramatically. Here's a look at how things have improved in the past two years.

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What Happens Now: 7 ways the SCOTUS rulings are seeing immediate impacts

Just over 24 hours after the Supreme Court announced its historic decisions, we're already beginning to see the immediate implementation of the rulings. Here are seven ways the rulings are already being implemented.

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Respect for Marriage Act reintroduced in the U.S. Congress with record support

Today, supporters of the freedom to marry in the United States Congress wasted no time in taking steps toward full and final repeal of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, by reintroducing the Respect for Marriage Act to finish the job.

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Respect for Marriage Coalition ad highlights military veteran’s support for marriage

Today, the Respect for Marriage Coalition launched its second national television advertisement, this piece featuring Republican Military Veteran Craig Stowell and his wife speaking out in favor of the freedom to marry.

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National advertising campaign demonstrates bipartisan support for the freedom to marry

Today, the Respect for Marriage Coalition launched an unprecedented national advertising campaign featuring prominent bipartisan leaders speaking out in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. The national television, print, and online advertising campaign sends the message that it's #Time4Marriage.

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