Postedon Mar 02, 2012 at 01:04 pm
Today, the Washington Blade reported that 22 senators have joined a growing number of politicians and advocates who have endorsed including a freedom to marry plank in the Democratic Party’s 2012 national platform.
Postedon Feb 06, 2012 at 01:55 pm
Just days after the Respect for Marriage Coalition launched in Washington DC, the bill to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act gained two new cosponsors in the House: Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) and Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)
Postedon Jan 10, 2012 at 10:36 am
104 days ago, Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) said he would decide "very shortly" whether or not he would cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would overturn DOMA. But 104 days later, he's still deciding. What's the hold up, Senator Reed?
Postedon Dec 21, 2011 at 10:16 am
With the addition of Senator Bob Menendez and Representative Bill Pascrell, all members of New Jersey's Democratic Congressional Delegation have signed on as cosponsors of the bill to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Dec 20, 2011 at 02:23 pm
Today, we delivered over 1,000 signatures from Connecticut voters calling on Senator Joe Lieberman to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act. Federal marriage discrimination harms thousands of legally married same-sex couples in Connecticut each day. Will Senator Lieberman listen?
Postedon Dec 16, 2011 at 09:10 am
As we gear up for 2012 and our strategies for gaining more ground in the campaign to win marriage nationwide, here’s a look back at Freedom to Marry’s Top Ten Moments for Marriage in 2011.
Postedon Dec 13, 2011 at 03:08 pm
Today, Freedom to Marry, EqualityMaine, Courage Campaign, GLAD, Maine Women's Lobby and the ACLU of Maine hand delivered over 2,300 signatures from Senator Susan Collins' constituents asking her to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act.
Postedon Nov 30, 2011 at 10:09 am
It's been two months since we launched our campaign asking Senator Bob Casey to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, and after receiving 2,400+ constituent signatures and stories from folks around the state, he's remaining silent. So today, Freedom to Marry, Equality PA, and Courage Campaign are launching our "Tell Casey to Commit" campaign.
Postedon Nov 16, 2011 at 10:43 am
Freedom to Marry is joining with six state and national organizations to call on Senator Lieberman (I-CT) and Senator Collins (R-ME) to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act.
Postedon Nov 03, 2011 at 06:59 am
On Thursday morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin mark-up and debate on the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that will overturn DOMA.