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Freedom to Marry is the leading campaign working to win marriage nationwide. We work with a diverse range of partner organizations and supporters from across the country to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from the responsibilities, protections, and commitment of marriage. To learn more about Freedom to Marry, visit About Us.

Reporters looking for a factual breakdown of marriage and relationship recognition laws for same-sex couples in the U.S. can visit our "Where State Laws Stand" webpage.

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Angela Dallara, Media Relations Manager - angela [at] freedomtomarry.org - 315.207.3983

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Press Releases

Puerto Rican Government Will No Longer Defend Island’s Marriage Ban

3/20/2015

Today the Puerto Rican government announced that it will no longer defend the territory’s law barring same-sex couples from sharing in the freedom to marry.

Young Conservatives Respond to RNC Growth and Opportunity Memo

3/20/2015

This week the Republican National Committee released a memo outlining the strides they have made since the 2012 elections. The memo is an update on the progress of the recommendations of the Growth and Opportunity Project, which showed younger voters were troubled by the tone and messaging used by some in the GOP.

Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry Announces New Campaign Manager

3/16/2015

Freedom to Marry today announced the hiring of Jerri Ann Henry as the campaign manager for the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry.

Washington Post Ad Showcases Broad Business Support for the Freedom to Marry Nationwide

3/11/2015

Freedom to Marry today ran a full-page ad in the Washington Post highlighting the nearly 400 businesses that submitted a friend-of-the-court-brief on Friday in support of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

Former Solicitor General Dellinger Authors Freedom to Marry’s Amicus Brief for U.S. Supreme Court

3/6/2015

Today, with former U.S. Solicitor General Walter Dellinger of O’Melveny & Myers as counsel of record, Freedom to Marry filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mayors for the Freedom to Marry Submits Amicus Brief on Marriage to Supreme Court

3/6/2015

Three years after its launch in 2012, Mayors for the Freedom to Marry today signed onto a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to end marriage discrimination nationwide.

Alabama Supreme Court Orders Temporary Hold on Marriages for Same-Sex Couples

3/4/2015

The Alabama Supreme Court has ordered probate judges in the state to temporarily stop issuing marriage licenses, aside from probate judge Davis in Mobile, who was specifically ordered to stop enforcing Alabama's ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Nebraska Marriage Ban

3/2/2015

Today U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon ruled that denying marriage for same-sex couples in Nebraska is unconstitutional.

First Same-Sex Couple Marries in Texas

2/19/2015

Today Suzanne Bryant and Sarah Goodfriend became the first same-sex couple to legally marry in Texas.

For First Time, Supermajority of Americans Support the Freedom to Marry as Constitutional Right

2/19/2015

The highest percentage ever of Americans – a 63% supermajority - now back the freedom to marry as a constitutional right for gay couples, according to the latest CNN/ORC poll. This is up 14 percentage points from 2010, with significant increases by both Republicans and Democrats.

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