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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.

For press inquires and further information, contact:

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

Freedom to Marry
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Press Releases

TX Federal Court Rules in Favor of Freedom to Marry

2/26/2014

Today a federal judge in San Antonio joined judges in Utah, Ohio, Oklahoma, Kentucky and Virginia in ruling that bans on same-sex couples marrying or recognizing out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples are unconstitutional.

Freedom to Marry Launches $1 Million Marriage Campaign in South

2/24/2014

Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, today launched a $1 million multi-state campaign to build majority support for marriage in the South.

NM Concludes Session Upholding the Freedom to Marry with Bipartisan Support

2/20/2014

In an historic victory for the freedom to marry in New Mexico, the state’s legislative session ended today and by its inaction, resoundingly rejected a proposal that sought to strike down the state Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling for marriage.

Oregon AG Refuses to Defend State Anti-Marriage Amendment

2/20/2014

Today Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said she will no longer defend Oregon’s state ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

Federal judge declares Virginia’s marriage ban unconstitutional

2/13/2014

Today a federal judge ruled the Virginia ban on the freedom to marry unconstitutional. The ruling was stayed pending appeal.

Salt Lake City’s Becker Joins Mayors for the Freedom to Marry

2/13/2014

Today, more than a month after officiating marriages for same-sex couples in Utah, Mayor Ralph Becker of Salt Lake City joined Mayors for the Freedom to Marry.

2014 Indiana Anti-Gay Ballot Measure Killed

2/13/2014

Today, the Indiana Senate agreed with the House and advanced for final consideration an amended version of a proposed constitutional amendment to ban the freedom to marry.

Bush-Appointed Federal Judge Rules Kentucky to Respect Married Same-Sex Couples

2/12/2014

Today a federal judge ruled that Kentucky must respect marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states.

Texas Federal Court Holds First-Ever Marriage Hearing

2/12/2014

Today a federal court in San Antonio held the first-ever hearing on marriage for same-sex couples in Texas.

Federal Govt. Extends Additional Protections to Married Same-Sex Couples

2/10/2014

Today the Department of Justice issued a memo extending new federal protections to legally married same-sex couples, including in the states that still discriminate against their marriages.

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