Statement from Evan Wolfson on the ABA’s resolution backing the freedom to marry
August 10, 2010
Today, the American Bar Association
passed the following resolution:
"RESOLVED, That the [ urges state, territorial, and tribal governments to eliminate all of their legal barriers to civil marriage between two persons of the same sex who are otherwise eligible to marry." Link]
Statement from , Executive Director of Freedom to Marry on the ABA's Resolution embracing the freedom to marry:
"The American Bar Association, the largest voluntary professional organization in the world, has strongly declared that there is no good reason to continue excluding same sex couples from marriage. With today's resolution, the ABA embraces our nation's promise of liberty and equal protection under the law and signals a growing consensus in America'sthat marriage is a that belongs to every citizen."