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 - 315.207.3983Freedom to Marry
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Yesterday, pro-marriage candidates won big across the nation. With the election of new governors in New York and Rhode Island, the re-election of Martin O’Malley in Maryland, and Mark Dayton’s current lead in Minnesota, the leadership needed should be in place to pursue marriage legislation in all four states in 2011.
Marc Solomon, who led the historic campaign to defend the freedom to marry in Massachusetts and currently serves as marriage director for Equality California, will join Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, as a senior consultant and key member of its senior team.
Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, on the second national poll showing a majority of Americans supporting the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, on the Ninth Circuit's ruling granting a stay in Perry v. Schwarzenegger:
Pro-equality Summer for Marriage tour drowns out NOM's anti-gay bus tour.
Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, on Judge Walker’s ruling lifting the stay in Perry v. Schwarzenegger on August 18th, 2010.
Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry, on groundbreaking CNN poll.
Statement from Evan Wolfson, Executive Director of Freedom to Marry on the ABA’s Resolution embracing the freedom to marry:
Statement from Evan Wolfson on today's District Court historic ruling in Perry v. Schwarzenegger striking down the discriminatory "Proposition 8":
Earlier tonight, Bilerico.com broke the story that at today's anti-gay National Organization for Marriage rally in Indianapolis, a NOM supporter called for the murder of gay couples. The supporter's sign states that the "Solution to Marriage" is that gay people should "be put to death" and quotes Leviticus 20:13 ("Their blood shall be upon them"). In case his quotation was not clear enough, the sign includes an image of two nooses.