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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

Groups Deliver Nearly 3,000 Signatures Urging Sen. Mikulski to Sign onto Respect for Marriage Act

8/26/2011

Today, Freedom to Marry, Courage Campaign and Equality Maryland will present Senator Barbara Mikulski with nearly 3,000 signatures urging the Senator to become a cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act, which would repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

American Psychological Association Unanimously Confirms Support for the Freedom to Marry

8/4/2011

On the eve of its annual convention starting today, the policymaking body of the American Psychological Association (APA) voted unanimously, in a 157-0 vote, to pass a resolution reaffirming its support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples and again calling for an end to marriage discrimination, citing a mounting body of unrefuted evidence showing the psychological harms to gay and lesbian people when denied marriage.

Larry King to President Obama: “Support the Freedom to Marry!”

8/2/2011

NOH8 Campaign launched a PSA video starring Larry King, MYA, David Hasselhoff, Sara Bareilles, Trina, Tommy Joe Ratliff, Bret Lockett, and Verne Troyer as part of Freedom to Marry’s Say I Do campaign urging President Obama to join the majority of Americans who support marriage for same-sex couples.

Leading Republican & Democratic Pollsters Release New Study on Momentum for the Freedom to Marry

7/27/2011

Today at the National Press Club, two leading pollsters, one Republican and one Democratic, released a new analysis of polling data spanning more than a decade regarding the dramatic shift in public attitudes on the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

Evan Wolfson Testifies at First-Ever Congressional Hearing On Repeal of Marriage Discrimination Law

7/20/2011

On Wednesday, July 20, Evan Wolfson, founder and President of Freedom to Marry, will testify before the first-ever congressional hearing on repealing the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, urging Congress to end the "gay exception" and eliminate "second-class marriages".

Freedom to Marry Applauds President Obama’s Endorsement of Respect for Marriage Act

7/19/2011

Joins White House in Calling on Congress to Repeal 'DOMA'

Freedom to Marry Statement on First-Ever Hearing to Repeal “Defense of Marriage Act”

7/12/2011

Defense Appropriations Bill Reinforces Need for Repeal of DOMA

7/8/2011

Today, the House of Representatives passed the Department of Defense Appropriations Bill with amendments that reaffirmed the discriminatory “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA).

Freedom to Marry Welcomes Stop to Deportation Proceeding Against Married Same-Sex Couple

6/30/2011

Freedom to Marry Calls on President Obama to Get It Right on Marriage

6/29/2011

Statement from Evan Wolfson, founder and President of Freedom to Marry, on President Obama’s remarks at a press conference regarding the roles of the states and federal government on marriage.

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