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.
Postedon Aug 30, 2011 at 12:43 pm
Anthony and Bradford, a legally married binational couple from San Francisco, talk with MSNBC's Thomas Roberts about their struggle to stay together due to the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Aug 26, 2011 at 09:18 am
Today, Freedom to Marry, Courage Campaign, and Equality Maryland will deliver nearly 3,000 signatures to Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) in support of the Respect for Marriage Act.
Postedon Aug 19, 2011 at 10:23 am
Nearly 2,800 Marylanders have signed our open letter calling on Senator Mikulski to support repealing the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. Can you help us reach 3,000?
Postedon Aug 18, 2011 at 12:26 pm
This past weekend, two New York Assemblywomen witnessed family members making that special commitment of marriage to another person—of the same sex. Assemblywomen Teresa Sayward, R-Willsboro, and Janet Duprey, R-Peru, witnessed and celebrated the freedom to marry after being part of the historic vote that brought the freedom to marry to New York.