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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] - 315.207.3983

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Press Releases

New Report: Inconsistent Marriage Laws Cost Businesses $1.3 Billion Annually


Today Freedom to Marry and Out & Equal Workplace Advocates released a new report estimating that the remaining patchwork of marriage laws for same-sex couples across the United States costs businesses in the private sector $1.3 billion every year.

Judge Affirms the Freedom to Marry in Missouri


Today St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison ruled that denying marriage for same-sex couples in Missouri is unconstitutional.

Federal Judge Affirms the Freedom to Marry in Kansas


Today U.S. District Judge Judge Daniel D. Crabtree ruled in favor of the freedom to marry in Kansas.

Arizona Becomes 31st State with Same-Sex Couples’ Freedom to Marry


Today Arizona Republican Attorney General Tom Horne announced that he will not appeal a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge John Sedwick, which held that Arizona’s law denying the freedom to marry to same-sex couples is unconstitutional.

Ultimate Insider Account of How Marriage Triumphed


As the freedom to marry comes to a majority of U.S. states, aided by the U.S. Supreme Court last week, longtime marriage strategist Marc Solomon releases his new book, Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Pundits – and Won.

Federal Judge Affirms the Freedom to Marry in Alaska


Today U.S. District Judge Timothy Burgess ruled in favor of the freedom to marry and respect for same-sex couples’ marriages in Alaska.

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms the Freedom to Marry


Today the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed same-sex couples’ freedom to marry in cases out of Idaho and Nevada. The ruling paves also the way for the freedom to marry in Alaska, Montana, and Arizona.

Supreme Court Lets Marriage Wins Stand


Today the Supreme Court denied review of five cases seeking the freedom to marry, leaving standing marriage victories in several federal circuits and opening the door to the freedom to marry in many more states, while deferring for another day the national resolution that Freedom to Marry, businesses, elected officials, and families across the country had urged now.

State Judge Rules Missouri Must Respect Marriages of Same-Sex Couples


Today in Kansas City, Missouri Circuit Court Judge James Dale Youngs ruled that the state of Missouri must respect the marriages of same-sex couples who married in other states.

New Poll Shows Plurality of Utahns Ready for Marriage


A new statewide poll conducted by Benenson Strategy Group for Freedom to Marry finds a plurality of Utahns – 49% to 48% – agree that same sex-couples should be allowed to get a state-issued marriage license.

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