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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The Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry have released the following statement in response to the language on marriage approved by the platform committee of the Republican National Convention today.
Freedom to Marry strongly criticized the Republican National Convention's draft platform language attacking the courts, the President, and the support for the freedom to marry now embraced by a majority of Americans, as reported earlier this evening.
Members of the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry leadership committee sent a letter to the Platform Committee of the Republican National Committee today asking it to resist adding language to the Republican Party platform opposing the freedom of same-sex couples to marry.
Freedom to Marry unveiled a television ad campaign in Minnesota today as part of its public education efforts designed to spark conversation about the meaning of marriage across the nation.
With its latest $500,000 pledge to match donations to the campaign for marriage in Washington State, Freedom to Marry has met its initial 2012 goal of raising and investing $3 million in three key states where marriage is on the ballot in November. Freedom to Marry now intends to continue working to raise more funds toward the more than $10 million still needed by the three campaigns.
We applaud the Democratic Party Platform Committee's unanimous approval of language to include a plank supporting marriage for same-sex couples in the official 2012 National Party Platform. The platform will be ratified at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, this September.
Following a campaign by Freedom to Marry to include a plank supporting marriage for same-sex couples in this year’s national Democratic Party platform, Congressman Barney Frank, a member of platform drafting committee, confirmed today that the committee has unanimously approved such language.
Today the Respect for Marriage Coalition, comprising 75 diverse organizations dedicated to passing the Respect for Marriage Act, launched a website --- www.RespectforMarriage.org -- toolkit, and materials that will spur grassroots efforts to urge Congress to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.
Urging Democrats to take a stand on the freedom to marry in its party platform this election, Freedom to Marry National Director Marc Solomon will testify before the Democratic Party Platform Drafting Committee July 27-28 in Minneapolis, along with Chief Warrant Officer Charlie Morgan of the New Hampshire National Guard, and her wife, Karen.
With today marking the anniversary of the first marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples in New York, Freedom to Marry is turning the spotlight on a diverse group of couples who are sharing their inspiring stories.