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:
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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, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, today launched a $1 million multi-state campaign to build majority support for marriage in the South.
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.
Today Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said she will no longer defend Oregon’s state ban on marriage for same-sex couples.
Today a federal judge ruled the Virginia ban on the freedom to marry unconstitutional. The ruling was stayed pending appeal.
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.
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.
Today a federal judge ruled that Kentucky must respect marriages of same-sex couples legally performed in other states.
Today a federal court in San Antonio held the first-ever hearing on marriage for same-sex couples in Texas.
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.