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Williams Institute: Support for marriage accelerates when state bans end

A new study released today by the Williams Institute at UCLA tracks how support for the freedom to marry grows much more rapidly in states where same-sex couples can marry than in states that continue to exclude same-sex couples from marriage.

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Support for marriage far outpaces opposition in Supreme Court amici briefs

Last week was the deadline for opponents of the freedom to marry to file "friend-of-the-court" briefs, and several dozen briefs were filed urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold marriage discrimination. Take a look at this chart comparing the show of support from these "friend-of-the-court" briefs.

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Same-sex couple seeks the freedom to marry in Guam

Yesterday, Tuesday, April 7, a same-sex couple in Guam applied for a marriage license in the United States territory.

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Young Conservatives visit Ohio to discuss removing anti-gay language from GOP platform

Yesterday, March 30, the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry stopped in Ohio as part of their Reform the Platform campaign.

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Mary Bonauto & Douglas Hallward-Driemeier to argue marriage cases at SCOTUS

Today, Tuesday, March 31, it was announced that lawyers Mary Bonauto and Douglas Hallward-Driemier will present arguments to the United States Supreme Court on the question of the freedom to marry on April 28.

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PHOTOS: Advocates gather at The Villages in FL to learn about marriage

Yesterday, March 24, marriage supporters gathered at The Villages, Florida to discuss the marriage movement, and to celebrate the freedom to marry being a reality in Florida.

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PHOTOS: Advocating for the freedom to marry at the Louisville, KY town hall

Last week, on Wednesday, March 18, Freedom to Marry and the Campaign for Southern Equality were excited to host a Town Hall Metting in Louisville, Kentucky to discuss the importance of the freedom to marry in the state.

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Big Step Forward: Puerto Rico will no longer defend marriage discrimination

Today, March 20, 2015, the Puerto Rican government announced that it would no longer defend the territory's ban on marriage between same-sex couples.

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PHOTOS: Standing up for Why Marriage Matters at Lexington, Kentucky Town Hall

With just over a month before the U.S. Supreme Court's arguments, Freedom to Marry and the Campaign for Southern Equality were proud to partner on two "Why Marriage Matters" Town Hall events this week, on March 17 and 18 in Lexington and Louisville, respectively.

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Presbyterian church includes same-sex couples in definition of marriage

Yesterday, March 17, the Presbyterian Church of the United States officially voted to include same-sex couples in their definition of marriage.

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