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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

North Carolina Attorney General Will Not Defend State’s Marriage Ban

7/28/2014

Today, following a ruling by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals striking down Virginia's ban on marriage for same-sex couples, North Carolina's attorney general says his office will no longer fight lawsuits seeking to overturn the state's ban on same-sex couples' freedom to marry.

4th Circuit Court of Appeals Strikes Down Virginia Marriage Ban

7/28/2014

Today the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled in favor of same-sex couples’ freedom to marry, upholding a lower court’s February decision that found Virginia’s marriage ban unconstitutional.

Second Florida Judge Strikes Down Marriage Ban

7/25/2014

Today Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel struck down Florida’s ban on marriage for committed same-sex couples in what is now the 28th consecutive ruling by a federal or state court in favor of the freedom to marry in the past year.

Federal Judge in Colorado Rules Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

7/23/2014

Today U.S. District Judge Raymond Moore ruled that Colorado's discriminatory state ban excluding same-sex couples from the freedom to marry is unconstitutional.

Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) Announces Support for Florida Marriage Ruling

7/21/2014

Today Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) stated that he supports same-sex couples’ freedom to marry in Florida.

10th Circuit Affirms the Freedom to Marry in Oklahoma

7/18/2014

Today the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled in favor of same-sex couples’ freedom to marry, upholding a marriage ruling out of Oklahoma back in January.

Bush-Appointed State Judge Strikes Down Florida’s Marriage Ban

7/17/2014

Today a Republican-appointed state judge struck down Florida’s ban on marriage for committed same-sex couples in what is now the 25th consecutive ruling by a federal or state court in favor of the freedom to marry in the past year.

Florida Mayors for the Freedom to Marry Surge

7/16/2014

As we await rulings in multiple marriage cases making their way through courts in Florida, Southerners for the Freedom to Marry – in partnership with Equality Florida – announced the addition of several new mayors across the Sunshine State who support marriage for same-sex couples.

First Mississippi Mayor Announces Support of Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

7/16/2014

Today Southerners for the Freedom to Marry announced Mayor David Garcia of Waveland, Mississippi supports marriage for same-sex couples.

Report: 10% of the World’s Population Live in Places Where Gay Couples Have the Freedom to Marry

7/15/2014

A new analysis released by Australian researcher Tony Pitman and confirmed by Freedom to Marry shows that more than one in every ten people across the world live in a nation or state where same-sex couples have the freedom to marry.

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