Postedon Sep 30, 2011 at 10:46 am
Today, the Pentagon announced that it will allow military chaplains to perform marriages for same-sex couples who live in a state that has ended marriage discrimination.
Postedon Sep 28, 2011 at 03:21 pm
One day after Freedom to Marry, Courage Campaign, Marriage Equality Rhode Island, and Ocean State Action called on Senator Jack Reed to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, his office announced that he will make his decision "very shortly"
Postedon Sep 27, 2011 at 10:18 am
Freedom to Marry is joining with Marriage Equality Rhode Island, Ocean State Action, and Courage Campaign to urge Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that will overturn DOMA.
Postedon Sep 23, 2011 at 08:24 am
Today, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen announced that she would be the first Republican member of Congress to cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 1116), sponsored by Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Sep 15, 2011 at 09:01 am
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.
Postedon Sep 14, 2011 at 09:28 am
In a statement released yesterday after the NC Senate passed an anti-gay constitutional amendment, President Barack Obama reiterated his opposition to laws that discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.
Postedon Sep 13, 2011 at 10:25 am
With the addition of Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Rep. Tim Walz (D-RI) as cosponsors to the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill to repeal DOMA has a record number of cosponsors in the House.
Postedon Sep 12, 2011 at 03:34 pm
After Senator Barbara Mikulski announced that she would cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, Freedom to Marry supporters in Maryland were quick to send messages thanking the Senator for her support.
Postedon Sep 08, 2011 at 10:38 am
Today, US Senator Barbara Mikulski announced that she would cosponsor the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill that would overturn the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. Mikulski's announcement to cosponsor the bill comes days after Freedom to Marry, Courage Campaign, and Equality Maryland delivered nearly 3,000 constituent signatures to the Senator's office asking for her support.