Postedon Mar 28, 2013 at 10:15 am
We don't know what the Supreme Court will do, but we know that we must continue growing the majority for marriage and winning more states. Here are updates from some of the states pushing toward the freedom to marry this year.
Postedon Mar 04, 2013 at 06:00 pm
Over the past year and a half, national poll after national poll has indicated the fact that a decisive majority of Americans support the freedom to marry - and that the majority only continues to grow as more and more people take the time to consider why marriage matters to same-sex couples and their families.
Postedon Feb 21, 2013 at 12:45 pm
This morning, CNBC financial expert Suze Orman moderated a panel discussion called "The Cost of Marriage Inequality." The discussion centered on the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits federal respect for legal marriages between same-sex couples, and states where same-sex couples do not have the freedom to marry.
Postedon Feb 20, 2013 at 12:00 pm
The legislative campaigns to win marriage for same-sex couples surged on this week in Delaware, Illinois, Minnesota, and Rhode Island with exciting new updates emerging from each state, including new endorsements, new polls,
Postedon Feb 08, 2013 at 11:30 am
This week, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn delivered their "State of the State" addresses to outline overarching goals and priorities for 2013. Both governors used the opportunity to call for the freedom to marry and send a clear message to state residents that now is the time to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.
Postedon Feb 07, 2013 at 11:00 am
Today, Freedom to Marry announced a 2013 drive to raise and invest $2 million through the Win More States Fund, with an initial goal of passing marriage bills in several states across the country - Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, and Rhode Island.
Postedon Jan 31, 2013 at 01:30 pm
It's been another big week for the freedom to marry in five key states where we can pass marriage bills in the state legislatures in 2013. Check out some key updates from this week in Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Minnesota, and Rhode Island!
Postedon Jan 25, 2013 at 11:30 am
A new video shows the moment of victory in the House and includes interviews with several key legislators and volunteers for Rhode Islanders United for Marriage, the coalition working to win marriage in Rhode Island in 2013.
Postedon Jan 24, 2013 at 06:00 pm
Today, the House of Representatives in Rhode Island voted on a bill that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples - and by a vote of 51 to 19, the members of the House approved the bill!
Postedon Jan 22, 2013 at 05:00 pm
Today, the Judiciary Committee of the Rhode Island House of Representatives unanimously voted to advance a bill that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in the state. This vote marks the first time ever that a legislative body has moved a marriage bill forward in the state.