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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

Freedom to Marry Calls on Indiana Legislature to Reject Attacks on Gay Families

2/15/2011

A statement from Evan Wolfson, Founder and President of Freedom to Marry, urging the Indiana State Senate to reject House Joint Resolution 6, a constitutional amendment passed in the House today that would ban not only marriage, but any measure of protections or support for same-sex couples and their families in Indiana.

Hawaii Legislature Again Passes Civil Union Bill

2/11/2011

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.

Freedom to Marry Launches $10 Million Public Education Campaign on Valentine’s Day

2/9/2011

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.

Freedom to Marry Commends Governor on Signing Civil Union Bill, Calls for End to Denial of Marriage

1/31/2011

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.

Poll Affirms New Yorkers’ Support for the Freedom to Marry for Same-Sex Couples

1/27/2011

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 on the MD Religious Freedom & Civil Marriage Protection Act

1/25/2011

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.

Freedom to Marry Calls on Maryland Legislature to Swiftly Pass Marriage Bill

1/25/2011

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.

Freedom to Marry Calls on Wyoming Legislature to Keep Discrimination Out of the “Equality State”

1/24/2011

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.

Freedom to Marry Urges Iowa Legislature to Reject Anti-Gay Constitutional Amendment

1/19/2011

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.

Freedom to Marry’s Evan Wolfson Comments on the DOJ’s Defense of So-Called ‘DOMA’

1/14/2011

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).

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