Vermont Legislative Leaders Announce Intention to Pass Marriage Equality Bill

Vermont Senate President Peter Shumlin and House Speaker Shap Smith announced their intention to pass a bill to ensure the freedom to marry in Vermont. A public hearing will be held on March 18th at the Capital in Montpelier and the bill is expected to move through the legislature in the next four to six weeks.

TAKE ACTION in Vermont with Vermont Freedom to Marry:
  1. Mark your calendar for the PUBLIC HEARING in Montpelier on Wednesday, MARCH 18 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Vermont Freedom to Marry needs each and every Vermonter! They'll make it easy: SIGN UP NOW TO RIDE THE EQUALITY BUS -- departing from various locations all around the state and bound for the public hearings. Have a blast while you do your part for equal rights!
  2. Email Senator Shumlin and Speaker Smith to thank them for their leadership. Let them know we appreciate their aggressive efforts to meet Vermont's economic challenges AND their leadership in protecting our families and civil rights. And let Senator Shumlin know you appreciate his remarks!
  3. Email Governor Douglas to ask him to join you in supporting equal rights for all Vermonters.