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, Communications Associate - angela [at] freedomtomarry.org - 315.207.3983
Nicole Collins Bronzan, Communications Director - nicole [at] freedomtomarry.org - 646.375.2044
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Below is a statement from Evan Wolfson, Founder and President of Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, on the passage of a bill that once approved by the State Senate would create civil union for same-sex couples in Hawaii. Wolfson was co-counsel in the landmark Hawaii marriage case, Baehr v. Miike, which in the 1990s launched the current nationwide conversation around the freedom to marry.
Today, Freedom to Marry announced the launch of “Why Marriage Matters,” the largest-ever national public education campaign aimed at increasing majority support for ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.
Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, comments on today’s signing of the Illinois Religious Freedom Protections and Civil Unions Act by Governor Quinn.
Evan Wolfson's statement on today's Quinnipac poll affirming that a majority of New Yorkers, 56 percent, support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Freedom to Marry's Political Director Sean Eldridge delivered the following remarks at press conference on January 25, calling for swift passage of the Religious Freedom & Civil Marriage Protection Act.
With the Religious Freedom & Civil Marriage Protection Act introduced today in the Maryland State Legislature, Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, calls for its swift approval.
Below is a statement from Evan Wolfson, Founder and Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, urging the Wyoming State Legislature to reject a constitutional amendment that passed the House today that would specify that out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples would not be honored in Wyoming.
A statement from Evan Wolfson, Founder and Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, urging the Iowa Legislature to reject a bill introduced today that would harm Iowa families by amending the state constitution to strip away the freedom to marry from same-sex couples and bar other protections for their families.
Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, comments on the Department of Justice’s filing in defense of the so-called “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA).
Statement from Freedom to Marry’s Political Director, Sean Eldridge, on President Obama’s remarks about his evolving position on marriage during today’s White House press conference: